Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 73

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 73

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02801
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.12, Streets 1, page 73
Historic Street Address: Broad & Spruce Streets
Historic Street Address: Broad Street
Historic Street Address: Fourth Street
Historic Street Address: Poplar Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc01352, top [image dimensions 11.5 cm x 19.5 cm]:

Monochrome reproduction of a David Kennedy watercolor showing three story and four story buildings in the vicinity of Broad & Spruce Streets. Shows people strolling.

Original watercolor owned by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.


Item pdcc01353, middle left [image dimensions 8.7 cm x 11.5 cm]:

Photomechanical reproduction of a photograph of South Broad Street.

Postcard No.255 National Art Views Co. N. Y. City.

Building demolished: YES


Item pdcc01354, bottom left [image dimensions 8.9 cm x 13.9 cm]:

Photomechanical reproduction of a colored photograph showing a view of South Broad Street looking towards City Hall from The Academy of Music.

Postcard No.1862 Ill. Post Card Co., N. Y.


Item pdcc01355, bottom right [image dimensions 17.3 cm x 10.8 cm]:

Halftone reproductions of four photographs showing courts and alleys found in the vicinity of Fourth and Poplar Streets.

Taken from an unidentified publication. Caption:  Courts and alleys typical of the Fourth and Poplar Streets congestion. The court shown in the lower right hand corner is reached by an alley like the one shown in the lower left hand corner. Six houses front on the alley shown in the upper left hand illustration. All these and a number of others will be done away with if the square of Fourth, Poplar, Lawrence and Brown Streets is taken as a playground.

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.12
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Kennedy, David Johnston, 1816 or 1817-1898 - Artist