Castner Scrapbook v.4, Old Houses 1, page 4

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Castner Scrapbook v.4, Old Houses 1, page 4

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01985
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.4, Old Houses 1, page 4
Historic Street Address: 239 Arch Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item pdcc00225, top [image dimensions 15.8 cm x 21.0 cm]:

http://www.ushistory.org/betsy/

Interior view of room showing an ornate pot belly stove and three small chairs.  Framed photographs and decorated plates sit on a mantel with knick knacks on the far wall.  The adjacent door has nine window pains.  Sunlight pouring through a window on the right illuminates the floral wallpaper and the framed art work on the wall opposite.


Notes:

Item pdcc00227, bottom [image dimensions 15.0 cm x 22.0 cm]:

Colonel John Bull was the original commander of the Second Pennsylvania Regiment which served in the Continental Army in 1777.

Inscription lower left reads: Taken from a sketch made by J. E. Watson, in 1828 - then the tavern of Richard Richardson.

The two-story stone house is shown with a covered wooden porch and slate roof. The building extends in the rear with a lower roof and two dormer windows.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.952277
Geocode Longitude:-75.144610

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.4
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Ross, Betsy, 1752-1836
Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913 - Artist