Castner Scrapbook v.4, Old Houses 1, page 70

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.4, Old Houses 1, page 70

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02048
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.4, Old Houses 1, page 70
Historic Street Address: 817 Race Street
Historic Street Address: Sedgely & Lemon Hill Drives
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc00307, top [image dimensions 14.5 cm x 19.0 cm]:

Halftone reproduction of photographic print, showing  view of Lemon Hill mansion in Fairmount Park. Built by wealthy Philadelphia merchant Henry Pratt in 1800 on land originally owned by Robert Morris, Lemon Hill is situated overlooking the Schuylkill River. It remains one of the finest examples of Federal-style architecture in the country.

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Item pdcc00308, bottom right [image dimensions 9.0 cm x 6.0 cm]:

Reprint of a nineteenth century image showing a corner  building of three storys with a dormer roof. The address 817 Race  is written in pencil below image. George Glentworth was a pharmacist who built the house and store in 1817.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.185840
Geocode Latitude:39.971816

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.4
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Pratt, Henry, 1761-1838
Morris, Robert, 1734-1806
Glentworth, George, 1735-1792