Item No: pdcc02259
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.6, Market Street, page 89
Print and Picture Collection
Item pdcc00560, top [image dimensions 7.5 cm x 7.0 cm]:
Shows a man, Frederick Coombs, embracing a statue of William Penn holding the Charter of Pennsylvania. The inscription on the base of the statue reads: "Presented by John Penn A.D. 1804." Coombs , who is dressed as William Penn, was a photographer and popular scientist.
Item pdcc00561, bottom [image dimensions 14.0 cm x 10.2 cm]:
Halftone reproduction of photograph showing a close-up view of the William Penn statue which sits atop Philadelphia's City Hall. Designed by Alexander Milne Calder, the bronze sculpture is 37 feet high, and weighs 52,400 Ibs.
A917.481 P536 v.6
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Penn, William, 1644-1718
Calder, Alexander Milne, 1846-1923