Castner Scrapbook v.3, Events 2, page 12

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.3, Events 2, page 12

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01897
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.3, Events 2, page 12
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc00143, top [image dimensions 10.5 cm x 16.3 cm]:

En route to his inauguration in New York in 1789 George Washington received an ovation by the citizens of Trenton, New Jersey. A Triumphal Arch of flowers was built over the bridge at Assumpink Creek, the place where Washington had defeated the British.


Item pdcc00144, bottom right [image dimensions 11.5 cm x 8.5 cm]:

Reproduction of an etching showing a nineteenth century letter carrier collecting mail from a street mailbox attached to a lamppost. The mailman is wearing a uniform which includes a hat with badge, and a satchel is slung over his shoulder. The words "Chestnut St." are inscribed on the side of the glass case containing the lamp.

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.3
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Columbian Magazine - Lithographer
Trenchard, James, 1747- - Artist