Castner Scrapbook v.3, Events 2, page 17

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.3, Events 2, page 17

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01902a
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.3, Events 2, page 17
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc00151 [image dimensions 24.6 cm x 35.8 cm]:

View of the ship "Welcome" accompanied by a flotlla of ships of the North Atlantic Squadron firing their guns in salute on the Delaware River.  A crowd of onlookers gather on a wooden landing stage on the bank of the river, and others in small boats wave excitedly at the spectacle.

Caption reads: Pennsylvania. - The Bi-Centennial Celebration in Philadelphia, Oct.22d-27th - The Ship "Welcome," Bearing the Representative of Penn, Approaching the City, Oct. 24th. Salute of the North Atlantic Squadron. - see page 166.

Published in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.3
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler