Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 6

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 6

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01753
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 6
Additional Title: Old Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts [second building]
Historic Street Address: 10th & Chestnut Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Single item: Illustration, with accompanying article, of the second building on Chestnut Street to be occupied by the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. A year after the first structure was destroyed by fire in 1845, this larger and fire-proofed building was erected on the same site. It was sold to the Chestnut Street Opera-House in 1870. The new home for the Academy would open along Broad Street, just north of City Hall, in 1876. Engraving. Copy of an John Sartain engraving after J. Hamilton. Published in an unidentified publication. Image size: 14.5 x 9.0 cm.

Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.157664
Geocode Latitude:39.950232

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