Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 14

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 14

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02639
Title: Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 14
Historic Street Address: 23 S. 3rd Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc01116, bottom left [image dimensions 17.5 cm x 10.3 cm]:

Advertisement announcing the re-opening of the Robinson Crusoe Hotel by Jas. B. Wood, proprietor, following recent renovations to this upper class establishment. Text promotes the availability of the choicest wines and provisions.  Shows a depiction of the castaway character on dry land and a sinking ship beyond.

Clipping from Desilver's 1833 Philadelphia directory and stranger's guide.

Building demolished: YES 1833


Item pdcc01117, bottom right [image dimensions 7.8 cm x 7.0 cm]:

Shows the Trans-Continental Hotel built to accomodate visitors to the Centennial Exhibition, held in Fairmount Park, 1876.

Building demolished: YES

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.145645
Geocode Latitude:39.949480

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.11
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler