Castner Scrapbook v.2, Theatres, page 30

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.2, Theatres, page 30

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01817
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.2, Theatres, page 30
Historic Street Address: Broad & Master Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc00115, top [image dimensions 10.7 cm x 20.6 cm]:

The Women's Centennial Music Hall and Garden, to give its full name, was situated at Broad and Master Streets, and adjoined the Edwin Forrest House. During the period of the Centennial Exposition (May 10th to November 10th, 1876) the music hall was the venue for sixty-three garden concerts given by Theodore Thomas, the first renowned American orchestral conductor.

The image shows pedestrian and equestrian traffic as well as horse-drawn carriages on Broad Street. The Edwin Forrest mansion adjoining the hall on the right of the image is still standing today.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.159210
Geocode Latitude:39.974976

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.2
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Hille & Hancock - Artist