Dedication of the Rodin Museum

Historical Images of Philadelphia Philadelphiana
Dedication of the Rodin Museum

Item Info

Item No: pdcp01020
Title: Dedication of the Rodin Museum
Historic Street Address: 2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Media Type: Lithographs
Source: Print and Picture Collection

The Rodin Museum, between 21st & 22nd Streets, on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, contains the largest collection of sculptures by Auguste Rodin outside Paris.  This invitation to the dedication of the museum in 1929 boasts the featured speakers for the event:  Ambassador of France Monsignor Paul Claudel, Mayor of New York James Walker, and Mayor of Philadelphia Harry Mackey.

Facsimile of image used in the exhibition, Corridor of Culture: 100 Years of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Parkway Central Library West Gallery, September 2017-November 2018.

Creation Year: 1929
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.173958
Geocode Latitude:39.961923