Castner Scrapbook v.4, Old Houses 1, page 4Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Item pdcc00225, top [image dimensions 15.8 cm x 21.0 cm]:
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.
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 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