Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 6

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 6

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02631
Title: Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 6
Historic Street Address: 412-414 Library Street
Historic Street Address: Broad Street
Historic Street Address: Bustleton avenue & Bristol Turnpike
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc01068, top right [image dimensions 8.7 cm x 13.9 cm]:

Printed postcard of a pen-and-ink drawing showing a two-and-a-half story stone building surrounded by trees. A sign hanging above the entrance and another hanging from a nearby tree indicates the name of the business as the Tea House.


Item pdcc01071, bottom right [image dimensions 10.0 cm x 6.5 cm]:

Engraved advertisement for Nelson's Hotel with horsecars being manoevered in front of the four-story building. A second-floor balcony, with an ornamental iron railing, runs the full width of the facade. The text of the advertisement reads: Nelson's Hotel located at the terminus of the Reading Railroad on Broad Street, Phila., which will be found very Suitable for the travelling punlic. Bed Rooms neat & Airy, Meals, at all Hours, Liqs Imp.d direct. James Nelson Propr. NB the public will find this a Comfortable and economical House conducted on the European Plan.

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.11
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
MacNeill, Henry T. - Artist
Browne, John C. (John Coates), 1838-1918 - Photographer
Mucklow, John - Engraver

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