Castner Scrapbook v.18, Chestnut Street – Residences 1, page 1

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.18, Chestnut Street – Residences 1, page 1

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Item No: pdcc03086
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.18, Chestnut Street – Residences 1, page 1
Historic Street Address: 1335 Walnut Street
Historic Street Address: 2032 Walnut Street
Historic Street Address: Bartram's Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd.
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item 1, top:  Image of Bartram Hall, home of locomotive manufacturer Andrew Eastwick.  It was designed in 1850 by architect Samuel Sloan, in the Italianate style.  It was located in Bartram's Gardens, America's first botanical garden (founded in 1728), in the Kingsessing neighborhood, on the west bank of the Schuylkill River below Gray's Ferry.  After being sold to the city in 1890, the mansion burned down in 1896.  Bartram's Gardens, however, is still a large public garden, and was designated as a National Historic Landmark and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1960.  Cyanotype, 24 x 19 cm, undated. 

Item 2, bottom left:  Image of the Scott-Wanamaker Townhouse, located at 2032 Walnut Street, and built in 1883 by architect Theophilus Parsons Chandler Jr., in the Jacobean Revival style.  Department store magnate John Wanamaker lived in this mansion from 1894-1922.  The mansion burned in 1978 and was demolished in 1981, but the facade still survived and was restored.  Engraving for an unidentified publication, 10.5 x 13 cm, 1887.

Item 3, bottom right:  Image of the front facade of the Dundas-Lippincott House (aka, the Yellow Mansion), at 1335 Walnut Street.  It was designed c. 1840 by architect Thomas U. Walter, for Philadelphia banker James Dundas.  The building was demolished in 1909.  Photograph, 11.5 x 9 cm, undated.

Creation Year: 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.175318
Geocode Latitude:39.950612

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.18
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Samuel Sloan - Architect
Thomas U. Walter - Architect
Theophilus Parsons Chandler Jr. - Architect

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