Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 24

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Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 24

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Item No: pdcc02752
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 24
Historic Street Address: 18th & Walnut Street
Historic Street Address: 19th & Chestnut Streets
Historic Street Address: 3rd & Walnut Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item pdcc01257, top left [image dimensions 14.0 cm x 10.9 cm]:

http://www.ushistory.org/districts/rittenhouse/

Depicts a fashionable residential neighborhood on Walnut Street between 18th and 19th Streets. Well-dressed people stroll on the sidewalk in front of the grand houses facing leafy Rittenhouse Square. The iron railing bordering the square is visible on the left, and the tower of Holy Trinity Church rises above the trees.

Published in A Century After: picturesque glimpses of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania. Edited by Edward Strahan. 1875.


Notes:

Item pdcc01258, top right [image dimensions 10.9 cm x 8.8 cm]:

http://www.ushistory.org/districts/rittenhouse/

Depicts a fashionable residential neighborhood on Walnut Street between 18th and 19th Streets. Grand houses face leafy Rittenhouse Square. The iron railings bordering the square are visible on the right. Horse-drawn carriages on the cobblestoned street and well-dressed people strolling about add to the scene's charm.


Notes:

Item pdcc01259, bottom [image dimensions 13.0 cm x 16.5 cm]:

Shows a busy commercial scene along Walnut Street at Third.

Building demolished: YES


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.947033
Geocode Longitude:-75.146523

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.12
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Schell, Frederic B. - Artist