Castner Scrapbook v.4, Old Houses 1, page 5

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.4, Old Houses 1, page 5

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01986
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.4, Old Houses 1, page 5
Historic Street Address: 19th & Norris Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc00228, top [image dimensions 16.0 cm x 21.0 cm]:

Photograph of a decaying two story wood frame house with covered porch surrounded by waste ground. In the distance stand brick buildings.


Item pdcc00229, bottom left [image dimensions 15.2 cm x 8.5 cm]:

Photograph shows three-story row houses, with basement entrances below street level, and dormer windows at roof level.  Ornamental ironwork graces the fronts and steps to the entrances. Working shutters flank the windows. An aproned woman walks along the brick sidewalk carrying a large bucket. Trolley tracks can be seen on the cobbled street.


Item pdcc00230, bottom right [image dimensions 9.6 cm x 11.7 cm]:

Original glossy photograph of a house front. Windows have working shutters. Ornamental ironwork protects the sunken area in front of the basement windows and grace the wide steps leading to the entrance above street level.  The fanlight above the door is inset with decorative glazing bars. A teenage boy poses casually to the left of the steps. Signage on the windows advertises fine French chocolate.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.164947
Geocode Latitude:39.984406

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.4
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Black family
Brown, David Paul, 1795-1872