Castner Scrapbook v.3, Events 2, page 16

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.3, Events 2, page 16

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01901
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.3, Events 2, page 16
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc00149, full page [image dimensions 30.0 cm x 23.5 cm]:

Engraving on wood depicting an unruly crowd at Dock Street wharf during the Bi-Centennial celebration of William Penn's landing in Philadelphia in 1682. Shows various vessels on the Delaware River adorned with bunting. An official greeting party waits for the representatives of Penn to disembark from the ship "Welcome", which has just arrived at the wharf. In the left foreground well-dressed ladies and gentleman view the spectacle from a higher vantage point.

Caption reads: Pennsylvania.- The Bic-Centennial Celebration in Philadelphia, October 22d-27th - Representation of the Landing of Penn at Dock Street Wharf, Oct. .24th. - The Crowd Breaking Through The Lines. - see page 166.

Cutting from Frank Leslie's Magazine, No. 1,415 - Vol. LV. November 4th. 1882.

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.3
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler