Castner Scrapbook v.5, Old Houses 2, page 48

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.5, Old Houses 2, page 48

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02125
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.5, Old Houses 2, page 48
Historic Street Address: Christian & Water Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc00399, bottom [image dimensions 7.4 cm x 7.5 cm]:

Distant view, from a snow-lined driveway lined with winter trees, of the facade of the house owned by Judge George M. Stroud. Judge Stroud was the author of a groundbreaking book documenting state slave laws. Entitled: A Sketch of the Laws Relating to Slavery in the Several States of the United States of America. The 1827 volume was a key resource for Harriet Beecher Stowe when she was writing Uncle Tom's Cabin.

Building demolished: YES


Item pdcl00008, top [image dimensions 14.4 cm 19.7 cm]:

"Shown here are old Swedish houses on Queen [i.e. Christian] Street, near the river front, between Front and Water Streets."--OPEP, p. 3.

Row of houses on unpaved street, with street lamp on sidewalk.

Building demolished: YES


Item pdcl00008: Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.145265
Geocode Latitude:39.935561

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.5
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Moran, John, 1831-1903 - Photographer
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896
Stroud, George M. (George McDowell), 1795-1875