Item No: pdcc01982
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.4, Old Houses 1, page 1
Print and Picture Collection
Item pdcc00220, full page [image dimensions 14.0 cm x 18.0 cm]:
Depiction of the house and garden of Lawrence Seckel in the lower part of South Philadelphia known as the "Neck". The original Seckel pear tree grew on the property owned by Seckel, a prominent wine merchant who introduced the pear commercially.
The house, which was Seckel's country seat, was later owned by Stephen Girard.
Building demolished: YES
A917.481 P536 v.4
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Diens, D. - Artist