Castner Scrapbook v.1, Events 1, page 27Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Item pdcc00039, full page [image dimensions 28.5 cm x 22.0 cm]:
An actual front page of the Official Programme of the Constitutional Centennial Celebration in 1887, published by J. F. Dickson & Co., 7th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, Pa.
The cost of the programme, 25 cents, is printed on both upper corners. An exterior view of Independence Hall is shown in the upper central section of the programme, flanked by early American flags and crowned with an arch made up of the abbreviations of the original thirteen states. An eagle sits with wings spread on the keystone (Pennsylvania). The signing of the Constitution is depicted in the lower image, flanked on each side by a soldier (left) and sailor (right) dressed in the uniforms of the time.
Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.1
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
J. F. Dickson & Co. - Lithographer