Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 1

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Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 1

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Item No: pdcc01748
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 1
Additional Title: Franklin Institute and three others
Historic Street Address: 15 S. 7th Street
Historic Street Address: 15th & Race Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Item 1, top left: View of the Franklin Institute of Mechanic Arts on 7th Street below Market. Built in 1826 after the Greek Revival designs of noted architect John Haviland, this historic building was home to the Franklin Institute for 109 years. Photograph reproduced in unidentified publication. 10 x 10.3 cm.
Notes: Item 2, bottom left: View of the Franklin Institute of Mechanic Arts on 7th Street below Market. Built in 1826 after the Greek Revival designs of noted architect John Haviland, this historic building was home to the Franklin Institute before it moved to 20th and the Parkway in 1934. Engraving published in unidentified publication. 11.7 x 16.5 cm.
Notes: Item 3, top right: Illustration of the Friends' Central School located on 15th & Race Streets. Central Friends' moved here in 1857 remaining until 1925 when it moved to its campus on City Avenue. Shows a speeding omnibus on Race Street and pedestrians lounging on the sidewalk. Engraving reproduced in unidentified publication. 13.6 x 8.4 cm.
Notes: Item 4, bottom right: Trimmed front page of the Franklin Journal v.IV. No. 1. July, 1827. Shows a view of the Greek Revival style façade of the 7th Street home of the Franklin Institute. 11.8 x 22 cm.
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.956459
Geocode Longitude:-75.164473

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.17
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler