Castner Scrapbook v.9, Hospitals, Charitable, page 17

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Castner Scrapbook v.9, Hospitals, Charitable, page 17

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02439
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.9, Hospitals, Charitable, page 17
Historic Street Address: 312-322 Walnut Street
Historic Street Address: 3rd & Walnut Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item pdcc00775, top [image dimensions 13.4 cm x 20.8 cm]:

http://www.wdl.org/en/item/9421/

Depicts the facade of the Quaker Almshouse fronting Walnut Street. The brick building provided food, shelter and work primarily for indigent members of the Society of Friends. It was demolished in 1841.


Notes:

Item pdcc00776, bottom left [image dimensions 15.4 cm x 11.9]:

Halftone reproduction of photograph showing one of the last remaining cottages of the Quaker Almshouse built by the Society of Friends in 1713. It was torn down in 1876.

Building demolished: YES 1876


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.946977
Geocode Longitude:-75.145323

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.9
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Sinclair, Thomas S., ca. 1805-1881 - Lithographer
Newell, Robert, 1822-1897 - Photographer