Castner Scrapbook v.9, Hospitals, Charitable, page 76

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.9, Hospitals, Charitable, page 76

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02498
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.9, Hospitals, Charitable, page 76
Historic Street Address: Broad & Cherry Streets, Southeast corner
Historic Street Address: Broad & Vine Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc00894, top [image dimensions 10.0 cm x 17.2 cm]:

Half-tone reproduction of an 1865 photograph showing the Philadelphia, Reading and Pottsville R. R. Depot, at Broad and Cherry Streets, after having been turned into an army hospital. A group of uniformed soldiers are posing for the photograph beneath the covered sidewalk.

Building demolished: YES


Item pdcc00895, bottom left [image dimensions 12.2 cm x 15.8 cm]:

Halftone reproduction of photograph, published in The Philadelphia Inquirer, April 15, 1948, showing the interior of the surgical amphitheater during a demonstration of an operation by famed surgeon Dr. William B. Van Lennep (fifth from the left foreground). The medical college, first located in the rear of 229 Arch Street, began instruction October 16, 1848.


Item pdcc00896, botom right [image dimensions 9.8 cm x 7.8 cm]:

Halftone reproduction of a photograph of the medical college and hospital named after Samuel Hahnemann, the founder of homeopathy.

Building demolished: YES ca. 1926

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.162386
Geocode Latitude:39.957637

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