Castner Scrapbook v.9, Hospitals, Charitable, page 8

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.9, Hospitals, Charitable, page 8

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02430
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.9, Hospitals, Charitable, page 8
Historic Street Address: 22nd Street & College Avenue
Historic Street Address: 24th Street & Gray's Ferry Avenue
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc00791, top [image dimensions 10.1 cm x 15.2 cm]:

Halftone reproduction of photograph showing the naval asylum and its grounds. Built between 1826 and 1833, the Greek Revival-styled building was designed by notable American architect, William Strickland. The Navy commissioned the building to house retired sailors.


Item pdcc00792, bottom [image dimensions 20.0 cm x 15.1 cm]:

Halftone reproduction of of the photograph showing the building on north 22nd Street which housed the Woman's Hospital. Founded in 1861, the hospital provided clinical facilities for students from the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania. It was also the first known chartered school for nursing in the nation. The facility closed in 1964 following its merger with the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Creation Year: 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.172261
Geocode Latitude:39.975258

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.9
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Rolffe - Photographer