Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 98

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 98

Item Info

Item No: pdcc03081
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.17, Education 1, page 98
Historic Street Address: 100 E Wynnewood Rd, Wynnewood, PA
Historic Street Address: 3450 Woodland Walk (University of Pennsylvania)
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item 1, top: Image of College Hall, at the University of Pennsylvania.  Completed in 1871, College Hall stands today as the oldest building on the University of Pennsylvania’s West Philadelphia campus. It was designed in the Second Empire and Gothic styles by the University's own professor of architecture and drawing, Thomas Webb Richards. Reproduction of a color photograph for a 1900 Buehler & Williams publication, 18 x 14 cm, undated. 

Item 2, bottom:  Image of St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, in Overbrook, PA.  The Roman Catholic seminary was founded originally in 1832,  and the school had several Center City locations, before moving in1871 to the Seminary's sprawling Overbrook campus, located along Lancaster Avenue, just west of Philadelphia.  Reproduction of an engraving for an unidentified publication, 23 x 13.5 cm, undated. 

Creation Year: 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.193734
Geocode Latitude:39.951643

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.17
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Thomas Webb Richards - Architect
Penna. Eng. Co., Phila. - Engraver