Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 35

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 35

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02660
Title: Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 35
Historic Street Address: 42nd & Woodland Avenue
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc01122, top left [image dimensions 7.5 cm x 5.9 cm]:

Depicts an advertisement for the United States Hotel, one of the many hotels which catered to guests visiting the Centennial Exhibitiion of 1876. Located close to the fairgrounds, the United States Hotel had 324 rooms and charged $4 a night.

Building demolished: YES


Item pdcc01123, top right [image dimensions 18.2 cm x 11.0 cm]:

Advertisement informing readers of recent renovations to this upper class hotel, and the availability of choicest Liquors and superior cigars. Also boasts of large, airy, neatly furnished rooms and unsurpassed food and service.

Clipping from McElroy's 1840 Philadelphia Directory.

Building demolished: YES


Item pdcc01124, left, second down [image dimensions 6.0 cm x 6.5 cm]:

Depicts an old building with two women and a child standing outside an open door.

Clipping from The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, volume 12. 1876.

Building demolished: YES


Item pdcc01126, bottom right [image dimensions 8.7 cm x 11.5 cm]:

Photographic of a watercolor illustration showing a tavern on 5th Street between Chestnut and Market Streets. Signed lower right.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.207061
Geocode Latitude:39.946765

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