Castner Scrapbook v.9, Hospitals, Charitable, page 60

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Castner Scrapbook v.9, Hospitals, Charitable, page 60

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Item No: pdcc02482
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.9, Hospitals, Charitable, page 60
Historic Street Address: 312 Walnut Street
Historic Street Address: 9th & Pine Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item pdcc00879, top [image dimensions 13.4 cm x 18.4 cm]:

Halftone reproduction of an illustration of the Friends Almshouse, which stood on Walnut Street between 3rd and 4th Streets. Built in 1729, the almshouse provided food, housing and employment for indigent members of the Society of Friends. It was torn down in 1840. Also shows an occupied Hansom Cab drawn up outside the front door of the building, and people walking on the sidewalk.

Building demolished: YES 1840


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.944102
Geocode Longitude:-75.156932

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.9
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Kneass, Young & Co. - Engraver