Castner Scrapbook v.9, Hospitals, Charitable, page 30

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.9, Hospitals, Charitable, page 30

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02452
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.9, Hospitals, Charitable, page 30
Historic Street Address: 1242 Lombard Street
Historic Street Address: 1900 S. Broad Street
Historic Street Address: 22nd & Pine Streets, Northeast corner
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc00821, top left [image dimensions 18.2 cm x 11.0 cm]:

Front cover of the 1873 annual report of the Church Home for Children, an orphanage affiliated with the Protestant Episcopal Church. Shows an illustration of the facade of the Home, which was incorporated in 1857. Its prior location was at 1609 Pine Street. Later, it moved to 58th and Baltimore Avenue.


Item pdcc00822, bottom [image dimensions 11.5 cm x 16.5 cm]:

Halftone reproduction of photograph showing the hospital facade fronting Broad Street in South Philadelphia. Philadelphia architect Edwin Forrest Durang designed the building, which was constructed in 1880. The institution was run by the Catholic Sisters of Saint Francis.


Item pdcc00823, top right:

Illustration showing part of the accomodations for cats at the Hotel Felis. Administered by the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention and Cruelty to Animals, the institution served as a temporary shelter for family cats while their owners were away from home. The building subsequently housed the Morris Animal Refuge.

Image and accompanying article published in George Abishair Woodward's  Philadelphia and its Environs, 1887.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.162869
Geocode Latitude:39.944203

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.9
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Scattergood, David - Engraver
Durang, Edwin Forrest, 1829-1911 - Architect

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