Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 59

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 59

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02684
Title: Castner Scrapbook v. 11, Hotels, Inns, page 59
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc01171, top [image dimensions 8.5 cm x 11.0 cm]:

Halftone reproduction of a two-and-a-half story building with an inn sign swinging high up in an old tree. People lounge under the front porch, beyond which a horse-drawn carriage is parked under the shade of another tree. A white horse painted on the signboard indicates the name of the hostelry as The White Horse Tavern, which is said to have stood on Queen's Highway between Chester and Darby since the 1730s.

Clipping from an unidentified publication.


Item pdcc01173, bottom left [image dimensions 8.8 cm x 14.0 cm]:

Printed postcard with pen-and-ink drawing of the historic Buck Tavern, which was built by Thomas Penn in 1730, and in which Washington spent the night of September14th., 1777.

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