Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 6

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Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 6

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Item No: pdcc01625
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 6
Additional Title: The Philadelphia Club, plus one other location.
Historic Street Address: 1301 Walnut Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item 1, upper left corner: Photograph showing the Thomas Butler Mansion, located at the corner of 13th and Walnut Streets.The design of the 5-story building is attributed to notable architect William Strickland. It was meant to be the residence of Thomas Butler, who died before its completion in 1838. The mansion remained empty until it was purchased in 1849 by the Philadelphia Club, one of the oldest gentlemen's clubs in the United States. Also shows a trolley car and pedestrians at the intersection. Published in King's Views of Philadelphia. 1900. Image size: 10.0 x 11.0cm

Item 2, upper right: A sketch of the entrance to the Philadelphia Club with well-dressed pedestrians greeting one another. A uniformed doorman stands in the Federal style doorway, which is adorned with an elaborate fanlight. Image size: 9.0 x 12.2cm

Item 3, lower right: Engraving on wood of the Cooper-Shop Volunteer Refreshment Saloon with accompanying article. Shows a line of soldiers entering a two-story brick building looked-on by an officer in full-dress. A small group of people stand watching from the cobbled street. On the left the soldiers' bayonetted rifles are stacked in a 'tepee' arrangement. Image size: 15.0 x 22.0cm


Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.949087
Geocode Longitude:-75.162123

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.15
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler