Philadelphia, 1930s

Item Info

Item No: pdcal00070
Title: Philadelphia, 1930s
Additional Title: Rodin Museum
Historic Street Address: Benjamin Franklin Parkway & 22nd Street
Media Type: Photographic Negatives
Source: Print and Picture Collection

This is a ca. 1935 image, taken by amateur Philadelphia photographer Claude Alexander, showing the main entrance of the Rodin Museum (opened in 1929), on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia.  In the foreground can be seen a reflecting pool, which is part of the large formal garden in front of the museum.

Creation Year: ca. 1935
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.175216
Geocode Latitude:39.961678

Creator Name: Claude Alexander - Photographer
Paul Cret and Jacques Gréber - Architect