Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 18

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 18

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02746
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 18
Historic Street Address: 18th & Spring Garden Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc01250, top right [image dimensions 9.0 cm x 12.0 cm]:

Depicts a covered wagon with a team of four horses being driven down South Street in colonial times.


Item pdcc01251, bottom [image dimensions 12.0 cm x 18.7 cm]:

Depicts a wide boulevard lined with grand residences. Well-dressed people promenade in front of elegant buildings and landscaped gardens. The mansion shown in the center of the picture is the home of industrialist William B. Bennett. Also shows a variety of horse-drawn carriages on the street including, in the foreground, a surrey with a fringed canopy. A man and a woman ride horseback.

Building demolished: YES


Item pdcc01252, top left [image dimensions 9.0 cm x 7.8 cm]:

Shows a residential block on Spring Garden Street. This wide boulevard, which was lined with a mix of mansions, important institutions and heavy industry, connected the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers.

Half of a stereoview. Trimmed.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.167603
Geocode Latitude:39.963513

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.12
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Van Ingen & Snyder - Engraver
Snyder, Henry M. - Engraver
Van Ingen, William H., approximately 1831- - Engraver