Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 45

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Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 45

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Item No: pdcc01664
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 45
Additional Title: Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and one other.
Historic Street Address: 10th & Chestnut Streets
Historic Street Address: 8th & Locust Streets, Southeast corner
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Item 1, left side: Newspaper clipping of an article about the early home of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, located on Chestnut Street, between Tenth and Eleventh. The Academy was founded in 1805 as the oldest art school and museum in the country, and it occupied the Chestnut Street building from 1806 to 1876, when it moved to its present building at Broad and Cherry Streets. Accompanying photograph shows the Chestnut Street building, c.1869. Public Ledger clipping. 11.2 x 32.8cm.
Notes: Item 2, right side: Newspaper clipping of an article about the history of the Penn Club, with accompanying photograph of the institution's house at Eighth and Locust Streets. The private social club was organized on March 18, 1875, with a mission to heighten awareness of arts and culture. Public Ledger clipping. 11.4 x 28.8cm.
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.946949
Geocode Longitude:-75.154499

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