Christmas morning - Rittenhouse Square

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Christmas morning - Rittenhouse Square

Item Info

Item No: pdcp00973
Title: Christmas morning - Rittenhouse Square
Additional Title: Christmas Morning
Historic Street Address: 19th & Walnut Streets
Media Type: Photolithography
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Color half-tone relief print of a painting by Arthur Ignatious Keller (1886-1925), an award-winning illustrator of newspapers, magazines and books. The illustration, published in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday, December 19, 1897, depicts well-dressed people promenading the perimeter of a snow-covered Rittenhouse Square on Christmas morning. On the left, the mounted urns mark the entrance to the park on Walnut Street at 19th Street. The Church of the Holy Trinity is shown in the distance.

Copyrighted by Julius Bien & Co. N.Y.1897


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.950354
Geocode Longitude:-75.172317

Creator Name: Keller, Arthur Ignatius, 1886-1924 - Artist