Item No: pdcc02460
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.9, Hospitals, Charitable, page 38
Historic Street Address:
4641 Roosevelt Boulevard
Print and Picture Collection
Item pdcc00837, top [image dimensions 10.7 cm x 18.0 cm]:
Depicts an exterior view of the Friends Insane Asylum, showing adults and children enjoying the pastoral setting of the grounds. Built in 1813, the Quaker institution was the first private psychiatric hospital in the nation. In 1914 it was renamed Friends Hospital.
Item pdcc00838, bottom [image dimensions 8.8 cm x 18.0 cm]:
Depicts the Friends Asylum for the Insane in a pastoral setting. Built in 1813, on 100 acres of land north of Frankford outside Philadelphia, the Quaker institution was the first private psychiatric Hospital. It was renamed Friends Hospital in 1914.
A917.481 P536 v.9
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Doughty, Thomas, 1793-1856 - Artist
Childs & Inman - Lithographer