Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 4

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 4

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01751
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 4
Additional Title: Academy of Fine Arts and one other.
Historic Street Address: 103 Christian Street
Historic Street Address: Broad & Cherry Streets, Southwest corner
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item 1, top: Illustration of the Fletcher Public School, also known as Richard Henry Lee School (1913). In 1867, the building was constructed on the north side of Christian Street, west of Front Street. The building's architect was James Charles Sydney. Wood engraving from an unidentified publication. 15.1 x 13.7 cm.


Item 2, bottom: Illustration of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA), located on the southwest corner of Broad and Cherry Streets. This Second Empire style building was constructed between 1871 and 1876, after designs by Frank Furness and George Hewitt. Image shows horse-drawn vehicular traffic on Broad Street. PAFA remains the country's oldest functioning museum and school of fine arts. Wood engraving from unidentified publication. 15 x 13cm.

Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.162897
Geocode Latitude:39.955326

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.17
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Furness, Frank, 1839-1912 - Architect
Hewitt, George Watson, 1841-1916 - Architect
Sidney, James Charles, 1819-1881 - Architect