Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 56

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 56

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02681
Title: Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 56
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc01153, bottom left [image dimensions 8.8 cm x 14.0 cm]:

Printed postcard view of a pen-and-ink drawing of a colonial inn located in West Grove, Chester County, Pa. Established in 1740, it was named after the annual rent of one red rose asked for by the family of William Penn, who owned the land on which it was built.


Item pdcc01154, bottom right [image dimensions 7.0 cm x 4.9 cm]:

Shows the facade of a hotel located on the north side of Arch Street between 7th & 8th Streets. Well-dressed people congregate in front of this upper-class establishment. A carriage waits outside the front entrance and a horse-drawn streetcar passes in front of the building.

Building demolished: YES


Item pdcc01180, top right [ image dimensions 6.8 cm x 9.0 cm]:

Halftone reproduction of a photograph of the Greenawalt Inn, Lebanon, Pa. The colonial hostelry was visited by George Washington while enroute to Harrisburg.

Clipping from an unidentified newspaper.

Building demolished: YES

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.11
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
MacNeill, Henry T. - Artist
Richards, F. De B. (Frederick De Bourg) - Photographer