Item No: pdcc02420
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.9, Hospitals, Charitable, inside front cover
Historic Street Address:
8th & Pine Streets
Print and Picture Collection
Item pdcc00753, top [image dimensions 9.5 cm x 16.8 cm]:
View of Pennsylvania Hospital behind a brick wall, looking from Eighth Street. The hospital, founded in 1755 by Benjamin Franklin and Dr. Thomas Bond, was the nation's first.
Item pdcc00754, middle left [image dimensions 11.0 cm x 14.6 cm]:
Hand-colored engraving of Pennsylvania Hospital in 1800. Two people are strolling along the sidewalk. A large tree rises from the grounds behind the wall.
Item pdcc00755, bottom right [image dimensions 7.0 cm x 11.6 cm]:
Depicts the Pine Building, the first and centre section of the three original buildings of Pennsylvania Hospital. Caption written in pencil below reads: The Pennsylvania Hospital as it appeared about 1769, from a rare print of the period.
Item pdcc00756, bottom left [image dimensions 8.2 cm x 8.2 cm]:
Photograph of hospital buildings taken from inside the grounds. Shows trees without leaves.
A917.481 P536 v.9
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Hoffman, Jacob - Artist