Castner Scrapbook v.1, Events 1, page 14

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.1, Events 1, page 14

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02976
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.1, Events 1, page 14
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc00038, top left [image dimensions 17.5 cm x 14.0 cm]:

Engraved portrait of Edward Collings Knight, 1813 - 1892, a prominent Philadelphia businessman. A sugar refiner who pioneered the importation of molasses from Cuba. He was also a Director of various Railroad Companies in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and was at one time President of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company. He was for years a Director of the Union League and an active promoter of the Bi-Centennial Association. [Source: New York Times obituary, published July 22, 1892.]

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.1
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Knight, Edward C. (Edward Collings), 1813-1892