Castner Scrapbook v.2, Theatres, page 15

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Castner Scrapbook v.2, Theatres, page 15

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01802
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.2, Theatres, page 15
Historic Street Address: 250 South Broad Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item pdcc00093, top right [image dimensions 16.5 cm x 11.0 cm]:

Printed image of the Horticultural Hall on Broad Street, below Locust. Below the image is the following advertisement for its facilities: Can be leased for all first class entertainments. Especially Equipped for Amateur Theatricals, Bazars, Balls, Concerts. Stage Scenery, Foot Lights, &c. For Open Time and Rates of Rental, apply to D.D.L.Farson, Supt., Horticultural Hall.

Source : http://www.pennsylvaniahorticulturalsociety.org/aboutus/phs_history.html

Building demolished: YES 1893


Notes:

Item pdcc00094, middle [image dimensions 9.0 cm x 7.6 cm]:

Square - on albumen photograph of the front of Horticultural Hall on South Broad Street below Locust. Three children are standing at the bottom of the steps leading to the entrance. On the lower right side of the building a poster advertises "Two Orphans" with the word "Opening" discernible above.

Building demolished: YES 1881


Notes:

Item pdcc00095, top left [image dimensions 8.3 cm x 11.5 cm]:

View showing the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's building on South broad Street.

http://www.pennsylvaniahorticulturalsociety.org/aboutus/phs_history.html

Building demolished: YES 1893


Notes:

Item pdcc00096, bottom [image dimensions 13.5 cm x 20.2]:

http://www.pennsylvaniahorticulturalsociety.org/aboutus/phs_history.html

The original Horticultural Hall. This brick building was built on South Broad Street.

Building demolished: YES 1881


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.947518
Geocode Longitude:-75.165043

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.2
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Blanc, Albert A., 1850-1928 - Engraver