Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 58

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 58

Item Info

Item No: pdcc03041
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 58
Historic Street Address: Broad Street & Fairmount Avenue, NW corner
Historic Street Address: S. Lemon St. & W. Jefferson St., Media, PA
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item 1, top:  Image of the Brooke Hall for Girls and Young Ladies, at S. Lemon & W. Jefferson Streets, Media, PA.  Founded by Pennsylvania politician Hugh Jones Brooke in 1856, this finishing school for young women eventually became a hotel in 1914, and was demolished in 1956.  Engraving for and unidentified publication, 14.5 x 10 cm, undated.

Item 2, center:  Image of the North Broad Street Select School for Young Men and Boys, located a the NW corner of Broad Street & Fairmount Avenue.  Founded on Quaker educational principles, c. 1833; demolish date unknown.  Engraving for an unidentified publication, 19 x 12 cm, undated.

Item 3, bottom:  Image of a gig (a light, two-wheeled, horse-drawn carriage), owned by Philadelphia financier and philathropist Stephen Girard. Engraving for an unidentified publication, 10 x 10 cm, undated.

Creation Year: 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.395555
Geocode Latitude:39.916500

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