Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 16

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 16

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02744
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 16
Historic Street Address: 1300 Spring Garden Street
Historic Street Address: 2nd & Market Streets
Historic Street Address: 3rd & Chestnut Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc01244, top left [image dimensions 8.0 cm x 7.5 cm]:

Shows businesses lining both sides of Third Street. Round shop signs hang over the sidewalk, and on the near right, banners advertise the manufacture of awnings by W. F. Scheible.


Item pdcc01245, top right [image dimensions 7.0 cm x 7.0 cm]:

Shows a fountain with prominent sculptural elements on the landscaped median of the 1300 block of Spring Garden Street. Grand institutional buildings are visible lining this section of the leafy boulevard. The fountain was built in 1853.

Building demolished: YES


Item pdcc01246, bottom [image dimensions 17.5 cm x 18.5 cm]:

Depicts a view of 2nd Street, north from Market Street showing Christ Church in the middle-distance. The building on the left housed the city's first permanent market. Built 1707-10, the building was occupied by the Town Hall and Courthouse above the arcaded ground floor. The building was demolished in 1837.

Aquatint with engraved lines by M. Marigot after William Birch's engraving. Published in The stranger in Charles William Janson. 1807. Printed by James Cundee, Albion Press, London.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.143462
Geocode Latitude:39.949942

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.12
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Marigot, M. - Engraver
Birch, William Russell, 1755-1834 - Artist