Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 14Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
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
Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.11
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler