Castner Scrapbook v.10, Transportation, page 12

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Castner Scrapbook v.10, Transportation, page 12

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02536
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.10, Transportation, page 12
Historic Street Address: 2nd & Poplar Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item pdcc00930, bottom [image dimensions 15.2 cm x 16.5 cm]:

http://inventors.about.com/od/sstartinventions/a/Steamboats_2.htm

Reproduction of a sketch by Robert Fulton of a steamboat of his own invention. The Clermont, built in 1807, was the nation's first commercially successful steamboat, carrying passengers between New York City and Albany, New York. Born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, in 1765, he lived in Philadelphia as a young man, working as an artist and inventor.


Notes:

Item pdcc00948, top [image dimensions 7.0 cm x 15.3 cm]:

Illustration of a conestoga wagon parked in the yard of the Bull's Head Tavern. A horse is being lead out of the stables next to the tavern, and people are shown standing around.

Building demolished: YES


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.964137
Geocode Longitude:-75.140704

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.10
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Fulton, Robert - Artist