Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 55

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 55

Item Info

Item No: pdcc03038
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 55
Historic Street Address: 219 S 6th Street
Historic Street Address: 5th & Library Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item 1, entire page:  Image showing the Athenaeum of Philadelphia, built in 1845 by architect John Notman, in the Italianate Revival style.  The Athenaeum was founded in 1814, to collect books, documents, journals, charts, etc., of historic American arts and knowledge, and to make them available to the public.  After outgrowing several locations, it moved into the building shown here, at 219 S. 6th Street, in 1847.  The text accompanying this item gives a more detailed description of the Athenaeum of Philadelphia, the building, location, and collections.  Engraving, with printed text, for an unidentified publication, 22 x 34 cm, undated (but c. 1847)

Creation Year: 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.149352
Geocode Latitude:39.948307

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.17
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
John Notman - Architect