Castner Scrapbook v.4, Old Houses 1, page 21

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.4, Old Houses 1, page 21

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02002
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.4, Old Houses 1, page 21
Historic Street Address: Broad & Chestnut Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc00246, top [image dimensions 10.3 cm x 19.5 cm]:

Black and white reproduction of original watercolor painting.


Item pdcc00247, bottom left [image dimensions 16.5 cm x 12.4 cm]:

Carpenter's Wharf was the first wharf built in Philadelphia and could handle ships of 500 tons or more. Samuel Carpenter, colonial merchant and friend of William Penn, became Deputy Governor of Philadelphia and First Treasurer of Pennsylvania. Joshua Carpenter, Samuel's brother, made his fortune as a brewer.


Item pdcc00248, bottom right [image dimensions 16.3 cm x 12.5 cm]:

From Peter Cooper's "Prospect of Philadelphia," c.1718. Drawn and engraved for the Sunday Dispatch expressly to illustrate Westcott's "History of Philadelphia."

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.140266
Geocode Latitude:39.947299

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.4
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Carpenter, Samuel, 1649-1714
Penn, William, 1644-1718
Carpenter, Joshua