Rittenhouse Square

Item Info

Item No: pdcp00976
Title: Rittenhouse Square
Creation Date: 2/3/1961
Historic Street Address: 18th & Rittenhouse Square
Media Type: Silver Gelatins
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Photograph of snow-covered Rittenhouse Square taken at night by Philadelphia Evening Bulletin staff photographer Eddie Adams. Shows benches lining the path curving towards the southeast corner of the square.

Adams went on to cover the Vietnam War for the Associated Press. His picture of Nguyen Ngoc Loan, the police chief General, executing a Vietcong prisoner, appeared in newspapers all over the world earning him the Pulitzer Prize and establishing him as one of the world's top photojournalists.

Creation Year: 1961
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.171036
Geocode Latitude:39.948514

Creator Name: Adams, Eddie, 1933-2004 - Photographer