Castner Scrapbook v.4, Old Houses 1, page 31

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.4, Old Houses 1, page 31

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02011
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.4, Old Houses 1, page 31
Historic Street Address: 4215 Frankford Avenue
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc00261, top [image dimensions 15.5 cm x 20.5 cm]:

View shows a Black woman sitting on a wooden bench cutting apples in a pan. A spinning wheel is close by the large fireplace, which contains two large pots. A jug and some decorative plates sit atop the mantel.  Hanging from the fire surround is a pair of bellows and a bed-warming pan.


Item pdcc00262, bottom [image dimensions 9.5 cm x 12.5 cm]:

Title on photograph. Handwritten below image is the following: E. Side of Old York Road above Branchtown. Elm Hill. 4215 Frankford Road.

Depicted is the summer-house on the property of  Enoch Edwards near Frankford where legend has it on July 8th., 1776 Thomas Jefferson and some members of Congress celebrated the passage of the Declaration of Independence.

 Source :

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.089608
Geocode Latitude:40.009522

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.4
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Newell, Robert, 1822-1897 - Photographer