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[Advertisement from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Advertisement for sponsoring business George Hummel's Premium Essence of Coffee Manufactured by Daniel Bohler & Co., 218 Callowhill Street. Contains several lines of promotional text, including testimonials to the essence's health benefits and superior flavor to java coffee, as well as "Song of the Tea and Coffee Drinkers" sung to the tune of Yankee Doodle. Also includes a note of a $3000 Reward to any who can prove Krupp's Imitation Essence of Coffee won an award, while Hummel did not. Reward will also be given to any who can prove that a Hummel certificate is "not genuine.", Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 20.

[Advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Advertisements predominantly for sponsoring businesses not located on Chestnut Street, including George S. Storr's Chemical Hair Invigorator, No. 68 North Eighth Street; H. P. & W. C. Taylor, Manufacturers of the Only Real Transparent Soap, Ninth, between Green & Coates Street; E. G. A. Baker, Manufacturing Jeweler, Northeast corner Branch & Fourth Streets; T. L. Buckingham, Dentist, 162 Race Street, below Fifth; music publisher Lee & Walker, 162 Chestnut Street; and C. G. Henderson & Co. Philadelphia Central Book & Stationery Warehouse, 164 Chestnut Street. Most of the advertisements contain several lines of promotional text. Storr's text details the results of use of the product, including prevention of premature grayness and improved disposition of curled hair; testimonials; and a word of caution about impostors. Lee & Walker promote their title list, including asterisked items containing a lithograph cover. Henderson & Co. notes the "aim of proprietors to sell at the lowest rates"; "the Beauty and Elegance of Its Pictorial Department"; and their stationery merchandise. Taylor advertisement promotes their award wining and new varieties of soap, as well as contains a wood engraving of the exterior of the factory on the 600 block of North Ninth Street. Image includes a train traveling toward the building and pedestrians and a patron in front of the building., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 18.

[Advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Advertisements for sponsoring businesses depicted and not located on Chestnut Street, including Dr. D. Jayne's Family Medicines, 84 Chestnut Street; The Public Ledger Offices, Third & Chestnut; Dr. William Young's The Pocket Aesculapius; Or, Every One His Own Physician, No. 152 Spruce Street, Philadelphia; and E. Ketterlinus' Fancy Printing & Lithographic Establishment, No. 40 North Fourth Street, below Arch. Advertisements contain several lines of advertising text. Jayne's advertisement contains promotions about his medical background, wide distribution, and scientific preparations of his medicines; endorsements; and descriptions of his vermifuge, alterative, balsam, pills, hair tonic and dye, and ague pills. Public Ledger advertisement includes subscription and advertising prices for the Public Ledger; subscription prices for The Dollar Newspaper; and promotion of the variety of printed works executed by the Job & Fancy Steam Printing Establishment. Young advocates his text as comprised of prescriptions to prevent "Victims of Quakery" and Ketterlinus advertises his "Fancy Embossed and Gilt Perfumery Labels, Book & Box Covers; Cornucopia, wine, Liquor & Syrup Labels, always on Hand and Printed to Order. Manufacturer's orders for every description of Fancy & Plain Labels, Tickets, &c., &c., will meet with prompt attention. Embossed Cards, Show Cards and Fancy Glazed Papers of Every Variety. Letter Press & Lithographic Drawing & Printing in Plain & Fancy Colors." Public Ledger Office advertisement printed by Brown, Printer, Ledger Building, Phila., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 19.

[Advertising specimens]
Series of advertising specimens, including trade cards, book marks, and a proof of an invitation. Prints depict a girl character in allegorical scenes representing the seasons; views of South Ferry Hotel (Kaighn Point, N.J) and a standard scale at use at a farm; medals; coats of arms; and pharmaceutical apparatus. Businesses represented include Peter Bazzanti & Son, manufactory of Florentine Mosaics; Fairbanks' Standard Scale; Hawkins Brothers, army, navy, & police contractors and post office & railway contractors; and W.B. Horner, druggist & apothecary., Title supplied by cataloger., Various printers, including S. C. Boreum and Major & Knapp., Varous publishers, including Philadelphia Inquirer., Print P.9399.449 inscribed on verso: Od [sic] Fellow Hall, Sixth St. Below Race. Race., Originally part of Specimens Album [P.9349]., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Album [graphic].
Album belonging to Mary Anne Dickerson, a young middle-class African American Philadelphian, probably created as a pedagogical instrument to promote cultivated expression, with contributions dating from 1833 until 1882. Contains engraved plates depicting scenic views, and original and transcribed poems, prose, essays, and drawings on topics including friendship, motherhood, mortality, youth, death, flowers, female beauty, and refinement. Also contains a one page record of family deaths, marriages, and births with entries up to the birth of Mary Anne's grandson in 1882. Identified contributors are mainly black elite intelligentsia active in the African American anti-slavery, and cultural communities of mid-nineteenth century Philadelphia, New York, and Boston., Contains the following contributions: "The Mother's Joy," a poem by C.F., possibly by abolitionist and second wife of entrepreneur James Forten, Charlotte Vandine Forten; illustration after "The Boroom Slave" and the poem, "To the Album," by artist and activist Robert Douglass; prose, "To Mary Ann", about living a happy life by Philadelphian anti-slavery activist Amy Matilda Cassey; a memorial, "To My Dear Willie," by Mary Anne to her deceased son, William Jones; poem, "The Night of Death," by J.A.J., Mary Anne's husband, John A. Jones; Boston author and civil rights activist William C. Nell's transcription of the poem, "The Rights of Women"; allegorical prose on the meaning of life by New York abolitionist Harriet Forten Purvis; transcription of the poem, "The Pearl Diver," by white Philadelphian anti-slavery activist Arnold Buffum; prose to "Mary Annie" about remembrance by Ada, possibly by anti-slavery activist Sarah Forten Purvis or gentlewoman Ada Howell Hinton; floral drawing by A.H.H., probably by Ada Howell Hinton; prose and floral watercolors by educator, abolitionist, and Quaker Sarah Mapps Douglass, the sister of Robert Douglass; "Lines Addressed to a Wreath of Flowers Designed on a Present for Mary Ann" by E.S. Webb, possibly Elizabeth Susan Webb, sister of novelist Frank J. Webb; and prose by Mary Anne about mortality. Additional entries of prose and poetry by John G. Dutton, E.S. Webb, Lydia A.B., Henrietta, W.F.P, and S.L.C., unattributed entry, "To Esther," and unattributed entry of a floral watercolor. Also contains engraved plates by A.B. Durand, C. Fielding, C.G. Childs, Robert Walter Weir, James Smillie and Thomas Cole entitled respectively, "Falls of the Sawkill"; "Italy, The Bay of Naples"; "Weehawken"; "Delaware Water Gap"; "Catskill Mountains"; "Fort Putnam"; and "Winnipiseogee Lake"., Title supplied by cataloguer., Contains engraved illustrated title page: Album. The Mother's Joy., Blank album published in New York in 1833 by J.C. Ricker., Embossed and gilt morocco binding., Release of Dower document dated 1838 giving the Dickerson home to the surviving children, contemporary unidentified newspaper clippings, manuscript poetry transcriptions, contemporary greeting cards, tradecard, and other miscellaneous loose items removed and housed separately., LCP AR (Annual Report) 1993, p. 17-25., Dickerson, a pupil of African American educator Sarah Mapps Douglass, was the daughter of African American activists, Martin and Adelia Dickerson, and step-father Samuel Van Brackle.

American celebrities album
Two volume set of albums containing predominately cartes de visite photographic portraits of prominent American 19th-century figures in politics, education, and the arts. Portraits depict actors, artists, authors, Congressmen, educators, governors, military leaders, physicians, publishers, religious leaders, social reformers, scientists, and U.S. presidents and their spouses. Includes mostly vignette and bust-length portraits and a small number of full length portraits. Also contains a small number of trimmed portrait engravings, tintypes, and a photo-collage depicting evangelist D. L. Moody with the under photograph copyrighted 1877. Small number of sitters are unidentified., Men sitters include P. T. Barnum; Henry Ward Beecher; John Brown; Ned Buntline; Samuel Clemens; Jefferson Davis; O. S. Fowler; Oliver Wendell Holmes; Abraham Lincoln; Samuel Morse; Thomas Nast; Hiram Powers; Winfield Scott; Gerrit Smith; Cornelius Vanderbilt; John Wanamaker; Brigham Young; Native American chiefs Ouray, Spotted Tail, and Sitting Bull; and African Americans Frederick Douglass and performer "Blind" Tom. Women sitters include presidential spouses Frances Cleveland and Lucretia Garfield; reformers Susan B. Anthony and Victoria Woodhull; authors Louisa May Alcott, Helen Hunt (Jackson), Harriet Beecher Stowe; sculptors Harriet Hosmer and Vinnie Ream; and performers Maria Albani, Charlotte Cushman, and Kate Field., Photographers include Mathew Brady, E. & H. T. Anthony; Jeremiah Gurney; and George Kendall Warren., Majority of sitters identified by a manuscript note on the album page or on portrait or an inscribed label., Brown leather bindings with gilt, stamped in gilt on front boards: Volume I: American Celebrities. Vol. I.; Volume II: American Celebrities. Vol. II. Stamped in gilt on spines: Album., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., See "American Celebrities Album" item-level records for digital images of all identified individual sitters.

Annual mask ball of the Liedertafel at the National Guards Hall, February the 13th 1865.
Ticket for the male musical ensemble performance society, probably in Philadelphia. Contains a whimsical border surrounding the text. Border includes cherubs holding sheet music, a harlequin, an impish figure, a harp, lion's head, and filigree. Also contains flourishes around the text., P.9349.145a printed with violet ink., P.9349.147b printed with black ink., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., See also proof of image [P.9349.150r].

Atlantic City [viewbook]
Souvenir viewbook containing eighteen captioned views of prominent sites and landmarks at the shore town. Contains views of "The New Iron Pier, Massachusetts Ave."; hotels "'The Brighton' Indiana Ave.", "The 'Traymore' and The 'Berkeley,' Illinois Ave."; "Camden & Atlantic and West Jersey R. R. Depot"; "Old Ocean Pier, Kentucky Ave." and "Applegate's Pier, Tennessee Ave."; "Board Walk"; amusement houses and grounds of the "Excursion House" and "Childrens Sea Shore House"; "Bathing Scene, from Ocean Pier"; "Atlantic Avenue" including West Jersey R.R. Depot, C[amden] & A[tlantic] R. R. Depot, City Hall, and St. Nicholas R.C. Church; "Intersection of Pacific and North Carolina Avenues" including First Baptist Church and St. James P.E. Church; "Boat House at the Inlet; "Absecon Light House," including the Buoy House and Life Saving Station; a "Regatta"; the Disston, R. H. Turner, Shirtcliffe and Ladner villas on Indiana, Pacific, and North Carolina avenues; "The Breakers," i.e. waves breaking onto the shore; "Elephant Pavilion, South Atlantic City," i.e., Lucy the Elephant; "The Wreck"; the duties of the "U. S. Life Saving Service," (later the U.S. Coast Guard), including "Launching the Surf Boat," "Taking the Tackle Cart to the Beach, " "Throwing the Life Line" and a person "Saved" during practice maneuvers. Views also show street, pedestrian and maritime traffic, including beach goers; bath houses; amusement rides; and shops along the boardwalk., Title from embossed olive morocco binding, front cover stamped: Atlantic City., Prints connected by accordion folds and separated into two sheets., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Housed in phase box., Gift of Helen Beitler., Adolph Witteman was a prolific publisher of souvenir viewbooks from the 1870s through 1880s. He and his brother Herman later established The Albertype Company in 1890, which issued post cards in addition to viewbooks until 1952.

Baltz, Stitz, & Co. Importers & dealers in brandies, wines, gins &c. Bourbon & rye whiskies. No. 333 North 37th St. Philadelphia.
Trade card containing corner vignettes representing the wine and liquor trade. Vignettes depict clusters of casks and wine bottles and a cherubic figure seated on a cask and a shepherd-like figure., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Belmont and waterworks. Mount Pleasant, Fairmount Park, Philada. [graphic].
Lithograph showing mules walking on towpaths pulling canal boats in the Schuylkill River in the foreground. Also shows distant views of West Fairmount Park properties, including Belmont Mansion, the estate house and country seat of Judge Richard Peters; the smokestack of the Belmont Waterworks engine house, designed by Frederick Graff in the late 1860s; and Mount Pleasant Mansion (i.e. Arnold Mansion) built after designs by Thomas Nevil 1761-1765 for Captain John Macpherson. Includes a locomotive traveling north on the west bank of the river in the right background., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Bits of nature and some art products, in Fairmount Park, at Philadelphia, Penna.
Volume of compiled prints and drawings by lithographer, etcher, and artist Augustus Kollner primarily depicting landscapes of Fairmount Park. Also contains views of Philadelphia and Bucks and Montgomery counties. Several of the prints also show park and riverscape; residences and estates; animals, including canal mules, horses, cows, and dogs; park visitors, including an African American family, children, and persons on foot and on horseback; steamboats, rowboats, and other vessels on the Schuylkill River; and rock formations. Other views show wharf workers at lunch and a cliff-side residence at North Twenty-Seventh Street near the park., Titles include Thos. Moore's Cottage, Phila. Park; Schuylkill River, Fairmount Park, Phila. (Columbia Bridge); Prospect from Ridgeland and Fairmount Park, Phila.; (In Fairmount Park) Sweet Briar Mansion, in 1843; In Ravine near Sweet Briar Fairmount Park, Phila.; Schuylkill River below the Falls, Fairmount Pk. Phila.; Belmont and Waterworks. Mount Pleasant, Fairmount Park, Philada.; In Wissahickon Valley, Fairmount Park, Philada.; Peters Island, Fairmount Park, Philada.; Schuylkill Riv. above Fairmount Dam, Philada. in 1843; Phila. 1842; Schuylkill River Pa.; Pt. Pleasant, Pa.; Near Willow Grove Penna.; Life Scenes in Fairmount Park; Near East Park, Phila./ "S.E. corner 27th & [Arben?]"; Schuylkill Valley Pa.; Delaware Riv. [Easton?]; Life Scenes in Park; City Wharf Scene; and West Phila [illegible] near Sweet [Briar?] West Phila., Title from title page., Maroon leather binding, stamped in gilt on cover: Bits of Nature. A. Kollner., Spine stamped: Bits of Nature. Kollner., Prints variably signed AK; A. Kollner; A. Kollner fc.; From nate. and etchd by A. Kollner; and Kollner, fect., Titles on the stone or plate. Some annotated with inscribed titles., Two of prints [*Am 1878 Kol, 2086.F.15 and 16] printed on recto of proofs. Proofs depict "Life Scenes in Park" and "The Christian Soldier.", Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Added to African Americana Digital Collection through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of the Commonwealth Libraries, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett, Governor, 2013-2014., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Catalogue of theatrical and public celebrities
Trade catalog containing pages with rows of numbered vignette-size reproduced portrait photographs of female , male, and child entertainers. Includes bust-length, half-length, and full-length portraiture, with one sitter often depicted in several differently posed portraits. Sitters, predominantly women, are usually attired in costume and occasionally are posed as couples, or in character and with props and ornate backdrops. Costumes and props include hats and head pieces; tights and shorts; nautical, peasant, medieval and roman garb; umbrellas, fans and valises; chairs and hammocks; guns and swords; and instruments and animals. Unique costumes and poses include Jeannie Winston as a devil with wings; Kate Forsyth depicted as a sculpted bust; and Lizzie Harold sprawled on a floor., Sitters include French operatic soprano Marie Roze (1846-1926); American entertainer Lotta [Crabtree] (1847-1924); American actress Annie Pixley (1858-1893); comic actors Charles E. Holland and Ben Maginley (d. 1888); actress and theater manager Mrs. John Drew (i.e., Louisa Lane Drew); French magician Prof. Hermann, i.e., Alexander Hermann(1843-1896), author and actress Lillian Chester; and characters from "Pinafore.", Accompanied by pocket-size, printed catalog with preface promoting Gilbert & Bacon's large stock of portrait views of the "most artistic and prominent in their profession" in the sizes "Cabinets" and "Panels." Includes lists of sitters for 1692 "Cabinets" and 115 "Panels.", Front endpaper inscribed: George P. Campbell, Continental Hotel, August 1880. Campbell, probably a Gilbert & Bacon agent, resided at the hotel in the 1880s., Cloth binding, stamped "Scrap" on front cover and "Patented March 1876" on back cover., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Gilbert & Bacon, the portrait studio established by Philadelphia photographers Charles M. Gilbert (b. ca. 1848) and William F. Bacon (ca. 1843-1900), operated ca. 1874-ca. 1929. The firm specialized in celebrity portraiture and photographed actors, baseball players, and members of high society. Following the death of Bacon in 1900, the firm continued in business under the management of Gilbert and Bacon's son Frank T. into the early 20th century.

Cataract House, Niagara Falls.
Trade card showing the exterior of the three-story hotel originally built in 1825 near the falls. Also shows the ca. 1835 addition and outbuilding on the bank of the falls in the foreground. Gen. Parkhurst Whitney purchased the hotel in 1831 and leased it to Whitney, Jeraud & Co. in 1846., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Forms part of Scrapbook of Ephemera [8608.F].

Centennial circular. Norwalk Lock Company. South Norwalk, Conn.
Illustrated fold-out circular issued for the Centennial Exhibition of 1876, which celebrated the centennial of the United States through an international exhibition of industry, agriculture, and art. Contains views and vignettes showing the Norfolk Lock Company, Centennial Exhibition buildings, and the Norwalk Lock Company display at the exhibition. Lock company view shows two trains traveling past the manufactory on opposite sides of intersecting tracks. Also shows a horse-drawn cart in the foreground and masts of ships in the background. Exhibition building vignettes depict Main Building, Machinery Hall, Horticultural Hall, and Memorial Hall. Exhibition display image shows several fair visitors around an ornate glass case with mounts lined with "Norwalk Lock Co." locks. Also contains advertising text in French, German, and English., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Forms part of Scrapbook of Ephemera [8608.F].

Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphia. 1876.
Sample album containing half stereographic prints by the commissioned photographic company of the Centennial Exhibition of 1876. Contains images of the exhibition that celebrated the centennial of the United States through an international exhibition of industry, agriculture, and art. Photographs depict the installation of exhibits; exhibition grounds including bird's eye views, scenes in Lansdowne Valley and along exhibition avenues, rail lines, fountains, statuary, and outdoor horticultural displays; interiors and exteriors of exhibition buildings, including Agricultural Hall, Horticultural Hall, Main Exhibition Building, Memorial Hall, the United States Government Building, states' buildings, the Women's Pavilion and the portico of the building of the Centennial Photographic Co.; views of special exhibits and dioramas, including Hunter's Camp, the first locomotive, and "The Dying Elk"; displays showing the wares, products, or cultural artifacts of specific companies and countries, including Peruvian mummies; and displays of art particularly of Italian statuary. Many of the exterior views and some of the interior include fair visitors and personnel., Exhibitors depicted include American Book Association; American Steamship Co.; American Watch Co.; Clinton Wire Cloth Company; Farmers Friend Manufacturing Co.; J. F. Tyrell & Co.; J. & P. Coats; Kingsford Starch Co.; Mason's Blacking; Midnight Yarn Co.; Mrs. Maxwell (taxidermy); Pacific Guano Co.; Shomacker Piano Mftg. Co.; and Singer Sewing Machine., Architects of the main buildings include Herman Schwartzmann, Henry Pettit, Joseph M. Wilson, and James H. Windrim. Architects of the states buildings include George A. Frederick, Carl Pfeiffer, E. L. Rice, Jr., Croff & Camp, and Heard & Sons., Brown leather and maroon cloth binding with gilt., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Album disbound and reformatted for conservation., Catalogue of the Centennial Photographic Company's Views of the International Exhibition, 1876. LCP Rare Books Am1876Cen (51856.D.10)., Ongoing series of articles about photographing the exhibition by John L. Gihon, a photographer employed by the Company, appeared in Philadelphia Photographer throughout 1877 under the title "Rambling Remarks Resumed.", Original photographs by the Centennial Photographic Company appeared as the frontispieces for Philadelphia Photographer in March, April, July and November 1877. P.8965.70f showing the statue "Cupid" illustrated the November 1877 issue., LCP AR [Annual Report] 1983 p.42-43., The Centennial Photographic Company was granted exclusive rights to photograph the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia in 1876. Company officers included President William Notman, a prominent Canadian photographer; Vice President and Proprietor Washington Irving Adams, representative of the Scovill Manufacturing Company which supplied equipment for large-scale production to the company; Superintendent & Treasurer and Proprietor Edward L. Wilson, publisher of Philadelphia Photographer; and Art Superintendent John Arthur Fraser, Notman's partner in the Toronto photographic firm of Notman & Fraser. Employing over 400 men and women, the Company produced over 3,000 views of the exhibition, and portraits of officials and exhibitors.

Centennial Exhibition. Philadelphia. MDCCLXXVI [1876]
Souvenir viewbook containing 12 prints connected by accordion folds and depicting Centennial Exhibition buildings. Titles include U.S. Government Building; Delaware Building; Connecticut Building; Indiana Building; Ohio Building; Pennsylvania Building; New Jersey Building; Arkansas Building; Colorado and Kansas Building; Spanish Building; English Commission Building; and Japanese Dwelling. Majority of the Centennial buildings were built after the designs of Herman Schwartzmann, Henry Pettit and Joseph M. Wilson. The Centennial Exhibition celebrated the centennial of the United States through an international exhibition of industry, agriculture, and art., Marbled brown paper binding, stamped with border design and containing gold seals replicating the Centennial medal on recto and verso. Seals illustrated with female allegorical figures representing the Genius of American Independence and Liberty. Seal on recto reads "In Commemoration of the Hundredth Anniversary of American Independence 1876." Seal on verso reads "These United Colonies are and of Right Ought to be Free and Independent States 1776.", Name of publisher from advertisement pasted on inside back cover. Advertising text reads: 12 copyright Photographs transferred on to stone by the New German Process rendering Photographs permanent. From Philip Frey & Co.'s Art Repository. Sole first hand Manufacturers and well-known original Makers of "Souvenirs" of the most frequented and interesting Countries and cities of the World in a variety of objects, such as Albums, Medallions, Fans, Baskets, Roses etc. containing illustrated Views in Photographic and Coloured Print., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Housed in phase box.

[Checks, bank notes, billheads, and receipts specimens]
Series of checks, bank notes, billheads, and receipts, containing allegorical and patriotic vignettes and ornate pictorial details. Vignettes depict allegorical female figures, including Liberty, Hope, Justice, and Bounty; animals, including the American eagle, a dog protecting a safe, and bucks; and patriotic figures, including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Ulysses Grant. Other vignettes depict a view of a traveling locomotive; the seal of Pennsylvania; and views of harvested produce and grains. Businesses represented include A. Exton & Co., cracker manufacturers; Heywood, Kilburn & Co., chair and cottage furniture dealers; West Branch National Bank; Perry County Bank; Reed & Schell, bankers; First National Bank of Sunbury; and Jefferson Savings Institute., Title supplied by cataloger., Several of series printed in color ink, including blue, green, tan, and violet., Print P.9399.390 inscribed to John Mayer for $23.00 three months after date [illegible]. 24 Feb. H five. Feb 23rd., Various printers, including Ehrgott & Fobriger; Lehman & Bolton; Theodore Leonhardt; Wm. F. Murphy's Sons (& Sons); and Paul & Lindsay., Originally part of Specimen Album [P.9349]., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Church, corner 4th St. & Washington Av. Morrissania, Long Island, N.Y.
Architectural view showing the Gothic-style Methodist Episcopal church for the parish established in 1850. Also shows pedestrian traffic., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

The City Hall Philadelphia. Architecture, sculpture and history.
Limited edition volume, organized in 18 topical sections, containing photomechanical reproductions of engravings (by Faust) and photographs showing views of the interior, exterior, and architectural and sculptural details of the municipal building built 1871-1901 after the designs of John McArthur, Jr. Sections, predominately titled, include Modeling of the William Penn statue; views of court rooms, Mayor's Office, entrances; Window Spandrels Tower; Bronze Groups on Towers; Centre Pavilion Dormers; Caryatides (i.e., supporting columns sculptured in the form of a draped female figure); Medallions in Conversation Hall of Councils; Doorway Spandrels. Northern & Eastern Entrances; Keystones; Panels. Stairway; Impost Panels of Windows; Spandrels and Statuary Centre Pavilion; Panels; Tower Capitals; Spandrels Interior of Tower; Panels in Eastern Entrance; Spandrels in Northern Entrance; and Window Spandrels in Northern Entrance. Interior views often include pedestrian traffic., Architectural and ornamental details depict allegorical, historical, ethical, anthropological, and political and governmental figures and tableaux, including "Distinguished Early Philadelphians"; the continents; the four natural elements and seasons; "Indians"; Swedes; mammals, reptiles, and birds, including eagles, bears, and buffalo; the natural and social sciences, arts, and humanities; industry, mechanics, and commerce; civilization and barbarism; prayer and meditation; victory and fame; admonition and repentance; and liberty and law; and youth. Details also show the seal of Pennsylvania and stereotyped, ethnographic facial studies, and cherubic figures., Edition de luxe limited to one thousand copies. Copy no. 48., Frontispiece shows a view engraved by Faust of the exterior of City Hall. Includes street and pedestrian traffic., Front matter is misordered ([p. 4] and [p. 5] reversed) and includes an "Historical" overview of the location and construction of the building; "Description of the Buildings," including the styles of "Architecture" and dimensions; the "Comparative Heights of the Principal Buildings of the World"; and the "Inscription upon face of Corner-stone in centre of tower foundation.", Reproduced wood engravings contain artist's signature or initials: F. Faust; F.F., Original cloth bindings, brown cloth grained with gilt stamped front cover and endpapers removed and rehoused with rebound album for conservation., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Frederick Faust, born in Germany in 1849, immigrated to the United States in 1870 and worked as a wood engraver in Philadelphia by the early 1880s. He continued in the trade as an illustrator into the early 20th century and was retired by 1930.

City wharf scene. [graphic] / From life by A. Kollner.
Etching showing two men and a woman gathered on a wharf with food and drink. One man rests in a wheelbarrel, as the other sits upright next to the woman who leans against a wooden fence with her hands clasped. Also shows boats and the riverscape in the background., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

[Collection of portraits]
Bound volume of portraits primarily delineated by Max Rosenthal showing prominent Philadelphians, and historical and military figures, including members of the Continental Congress, clergyman, legislators, government officials, physicians, military officers, artists, and authors. Contains full-length, half-length, bust-length, and profile portraits, with some containing backgrounds and props. Also includes the front page of a September 1885 edition of "Paper and Press" containing a portrait and biography of Philadelphia publisher Henry Carey Baird and an article about printed blanks., Sitters include Daniel Agnew; William Allen; Richard Bache; Phineas Bond; Thomas Cadwalader; Stephen Decatur; William Ellery, Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson; Miers Fisher; Nicholas Gilman; Ann Diggs Graeme; Thomas Graeme; Joseph Hemphill; Thomas Hopkinson; Jare Ingersoll (1722-1801); Jared Ingersoll (1749-1822); Joel Jones; Moses and Samson Levy; Brockholst Livingston; James Mease; Rev. Henry Morton; William Plumstead; Samuel Powell; Charles B.J.F. de Saint-Memin; Edward Shippen; Edward, James, Matthew, and William Tilghman;George Walton, George M. and Thomas I. Wharton; William Whipple; and Jasper Yeates., Title from stamp on spine., Manuscript index of sitters (1-100) date stamped September 11, 1883 pasted in front of volume., Majority of lithographs signed: MR., Some prints include facsimile signature of sitter., Some sitters identified by manuscript notes., Two of the engravings after daguerreotypes by McClees & Germon., Engravers, lithographers, and printers include Max and L. N. Rosenthal, John Sartain, Henry S. Wagner, and Robert Whitechurch., Max Rosenthal was a skilled lithographer, mezzotint engraver, and painter who delineated the majority of the chromolithographs for the firm he operated with his brothers Louis N., Morris (i.e., Maurice), and Simon Rosenthal in Philadelphia from 1851 to circa 1872. Rosenthal continued to work as an artist and lithographer until 1910., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Index of sitters available at repository.

[Cover and preface from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Includes ornamented typeface and and a decorative border comprised of filigree and ornaments., Cover printed in gilt., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 1.

Doct. Hoofland's celebrated German bitters, for the permanent cure of liver complaint, jaundice, dyspepsia, nervous debility, asthma, disease of the kidneys, and all diseases arising from a disordered liver or stomach
Label for the patent medicine showing a medieval scene in the wilderness. Depicts a medieval soldier leaning against a tree and his shield. An ax and club rest beneath him. The soldier wears a pony tail and chest plate. Also contains advertising text in German in the side borders. The bitters, named after the German physician Christoph Wilhem Hoofland (Hufeland), entered the United States market in the 1840s., Printed in lower border: Genuine Signed. C.M. Jackson. Philadelphia., Date of printing based on business address advertised., C. M. Jackson began marketing bitters in the United States about 1848. He operated from 418 Arch Street 1858-1859, and then 631 Arch Street. Jones & Evans assumed operations of the office and factory circa 1862., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Dwelling house, corner Avenue A & 85th Street, New York.
Architectural view showing the Victorian-style residence with mansard roof and a porch. Land and townscape is visble in the background., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Ehrgott & Forbriger, practical lithographers. s.w. cor. of 4th & Walnut sts., Cincinnati, O.
Advertisement calendar for 1859 containing patriotic and allegorical vignettes and pictorial details framing a calendar depicted as an architectural monument. Vignettes and details show the American eagle, shield, and flag; symbols of art and industry, including a paint palette, sculpture, telescope, and smoke stacks and chimneys; allegorical figures representing manufacturing, agriculture, and the seasons; and a central vignette containing a fruit display in front of drapery. Ehrgott & Forbriger, the premier Cincinnati firm established in 1856 by Peter E. Ehrgott and Adolphus F. Fobriger, operated under that firm name until 1860 when changed to Ehrgott, Fobriger & Co., Inscribed lower left corner: 54., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Ehrgott & Forbriger, practical lithographers. s.w. cor. of 4th & Walnut sts., Cincinnati, O.
Ehrgott & Forbriger, practical lithographers. s.w. cor. of 4th & Walnut sts., Cincinnati, O.
Advertisement calendar for 1859 containing patriotic and allegorical vignettes and pictorial details framing a calendar depicted as an architectural monument. Vignettes and details show the American eagle, shield, and flag; symbols of art and industry, including a paint palette, sculpture, telescope, and smoke stacks and chimneys; allegorical figures representing manufacturing, agriculture, and the seasons; and a central vignette containing a fruit display in front of drapery. Ehrgott & Forbriger, the premier Cincinnati firm established in 1856 by Peter E. Ehrgott and Adolphus F. Fobriger, operated under that firm name until 1860 when changed to Ehrgott, Fobriger & Co., Inscribed lower left corner: 54., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

[Engravings]
Scrapbook containing primarily engraved gift book and periodical illustrations issued between circa 1832 and 1868 from American and British publications, including "Columbian Lady's and Gentlemen's Magazine"; "Godey's Lady's Book"; "Ladies Companion"; "New Mirror"; and "Sartain's Magazine." Illustrations, several engraved by A. L. Dick, predominantly depict sentimental, romantic, religious, genre and allegorical views and often include children and animals. Titles include "The Draught Players"; "The Lovers"; "The Philosopher & His Kite" (showing Benjamin Franklin); "They sold Joseph to the Ishmeelites [sic] for twenty pieces of silver; "Lake See Hoo and Temple of the Thundering Winds from the Vale of tombs"; "Schuylkill Water Works"; "Luther on Christmas Eve"; "Farmers Nooning," including an African American farm hand; "Cup-tossing" (reading of tea leaves); "The Opera Box"; and "The Village School." Portrait prints, including an image of Jenny Lind, and a few architectural design prints also encompass the illustrations., Also contains chromolithographs and the illustrated title page from Henry Harbaugh's "Birds of the Bible" (1854) and many tinted lithographs printed by Ackerman from "Reports of Explorations and surveys,...for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean (1855-1861); several photographic reproductions of fine art paintings showing genre views, landscapes, and marinescapes, including the work of J. S. Fenimore; George C. Lambdin; Edward and Thomas Moran, W. T. Richards, Samuel Sartain, Christian Schussele, N. H. Trotter, and S. B. Waugh; and photographs of a paddle boat near the Fairmount Water Works and views of the Wissahickon. Some pages also include embossed and color vignettes of birds, flower vases, and flowers. Other lithographs and chromolithographs depict sentimental and religious views, including a baby "hatching" from a flower and the T. Sinclair religious tableauxes "Pontius Pilatus" and "Manoah's Sacrifice"., Probably compiled by Mrs. H. Godley., Title from stamp on the leather spine., Inserts: Envelope inscribed "Mrs. H. Godley, 1725 Vine St." and engraved portraits of "Robert Moffat" and "Girl in a Florentine Costume of A.D. 1500." "Girl" print includes amateur pencil alterations., Various artists, engravers, lithographers, and printers including Ackerman; W. Allan; T. Allom; W. H. Bartlett; W. Bennett; J. Burnet; J. G. Chapman; A. L. Dick; T. Doney; Durand & Co.; J. B. Forrest; A. W. Graham; Charles Heath; J. R. Herbert; J. B. Longacre; J. Neale; E. T. Parris; Nicolas Poussin: Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Smillie; Rice & Buttre; H. S. Sadd; John Sartain; Eliza Sharp; Thomas Sinclair; and Benjamin Franklin Waitt., Various publishers, including American Sunday-School Union; Henry F. Annears; L.A. Godey; and Hurst, Chance & Co., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Added to African Americana Digital Collection through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of the Commonwealth Libraries, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett, Governor, 2013-2014.

Engravings by William Humphrys
Scrapbook of print specimens and proofs engraved by Philadelphia and London engraver William Humphrys. Contents include postage stamp proofs, book and periodical illustrations, tile pages, portrait prints, advertisements, and cut outs of banknote and certificate vignettes. Majority of graphics depict allegorical imagery or illustrations of genre, religious, sentimental, and literary scenes, some from the plays of Shakespeare. Illustrations include scenes of courtship; female friendship; children with animals; a ghoulish-looking woman with a torch; a European man smoking a hookah; Jesus Christ; Adam & Eve; and imagery from Edmund Spencer's "Faery Queen", John Milton's "Palemon's Story," and John Gay's "Thursday: or The Spell." Allegorical works depict the figures of Columbia, Minerva, Mercury, Neptune, Bounty, Agriculture, Commerce, Justice, Hope, and Apollo, as well as scenes with the American eagle; caducei for the "Liverpool Apothecaries Company"; citizens fighting a fire; cherubs charting a globe; Native Americans; a family; sailing ships; and symbols of farming, trade, and industry. Vignettes also show a portrait of Benjamin Franklin; Pocahontas saving John Smith; and a female warrior slaying a man of royalty captioned "Sic Semper Tyranus.", Portrait prints, some probably from the British periodical "Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country," depict Israel Putnam; George Washington; Gustavus Adolphus; Mrs. Sloman, of Covent Garden Theatre in the Character of Baltimore; Thomas Carlyle; William Dunlop; Letitia Elizabeth Landon; D. M. Moir; and Henry Purcell. Scrapbook also contains an 1844 banknote specimen of "La Provincia de Buenos Aires" illustrated with vignettes of ostriches; ca. 1845 postage stamp proof depicting Queen Victoria after the Chalon portrait; a full-length portait of an unidentified man, possibly Humphrys; and an advertisement for the Philadelphia artist Joshua Shaw showing a man leading his horse down a bucolic path, as well as engravings after his work of a landscape and an advertisement for Cohen's Lottery Exchange Office, Baltimore., Title from stamp on spine., Morocco binding., Various American and British artists, including W. Chatfield, John Opie, Joshua Shaw, Robert Smirke, C. R. Leslie, Charles L. Eastlake, W. E. West, George Smithard, Carlo Dola, A.E. Chalon, J. Wood, J. Stephanoff, Pastorini, Alfred Croquis (i.e., Daniel Maclise), A. F. Tireggi, John James Barralet, J. Banks, J. M. Wright, Thomas Stothard, P. Williams, Camille Roqueplan, and R. Westall., Various American and British printers and publishers, including H. S. Singleton, J. P. Davis, and James Fraser., Manuscript letter by Humphry completed January 10, 1865 to Anna Holloway pasted on opening page to scrapbook. Letter details his ill health, which in spite of, he still appreciates "the brightness of the sun, the greeness of the earth, and the beauty of extreme nature.", Some scrapbook pages contain manuscript notes identifying the genre of the specimen., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., William Humphrys (1795-1865), born in Dublin, immigrated to the United States early in his life and studied engraving under George Murray in Philadelphia. He worked as an engraver in the city circa 1815-1823 producing book illustrations, advertisements, and banknote and certificate vignettes. He also served as secretary for the Association of American Artists. Relocating to England, he produced similar work before returning to the United States in 1843. In 1845, he moved to Dublin to engrave "The Reading Magdalene" for the Royal Irish Art Union before returning to England where he worked as an engraver for the firm Perkin, Bacon, and Co. During this employ, he was noted for his re-engraving of the head of Queen Victoria for the 1 d postage stamp. Humphrys retired from engraving in his later years and worked as an accountant for the printing firm Novello & Co. He died at the Novellos' Genoa villa on January 21, 1865.

Fairbanks' standard scales. Buy only the genuine.
Trade card depicting a scene on a farm. A farmer, sits on a rock, and watches as an agent weighs a horse-drawn cart loaded with hay with a "Fairbanks Standard Scale." In the background, another Fairbanks' agent weighs cows on a platform scale in a pen. View also shows hay stacks in the distance. Fairbanks' Scales was established in 1830., "Principal Warehouses," including in Philadelphia listed on verso., Originally part of Specimens Album [P.9349]., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

First annual prize exhibition of the Philadelphia Sketch Club held at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts December 1865.
Poster containing seated figures incorporated into the lettering to promote the exhibition of the professional artists' club founded in 1860. Figures include a female muse working with a sketch, and cherubic boys sculpting a bust and painting from a palette. Letters designed as trees, vinery, and a fish tail., Not in Wainwright., Philadelphia on Stone, POSP 80, Stein & Jones established in 1859 was active under that name until the death of Stein in 1871., Cresson, an illustrator, was an early member and served as secretary of the club 1863-1864.

The first steamboat on the Missouri.
Album page with pre-printed lithographic border containing a drawing and unattributed poem about the first steamboat on the Missouri from the 1838 edition of "The Token and Atlantic Souvenir." Drawing after Joseph Andrew's engraving of the work by painter John Gadsby Chapman depicts two Native Americans on a rock, one seated, looking forlorn, and the other standing with arms raised in anguish, watching a steamboat in the distance. Poem, "The Indian's Farewell to the Missouri, on seeing the First Steamboat on its Waters," addresses the power of the white man and the steamboat as a harbinger of his usurpation of Native American territories., LCP exhibit catalogue: African American Miscellany p. 45., Douglass, an African American artist and early photographer, was an active member of the Philadelphia anti-slavery and civil rights movement.

[Floral watercolor]
Album page containing a drawing of a rose bud., Probably by gentlewoman Ada Howell Hinton, daughter of Frederick Augustus Hinton, barber, perfumer, abolitionist, and prominent member of the Philadelphia African American elite community.

"Forget me not!"
Album page containing a drawing of a stem of forget-me-not and a poem about remembrance., Title from manuscript verse., Probably by Margaretta or Mary Forten, daughters of Philadelphia African American entrepreneur and activist James Forten, who were members of the interracial Pennsylvania Female Anti-Slavery Society.

Forget me not
Album page with border containing a drawing of forget-me-nots., Douglass, an artist and prominent Quaker member of the Philadelphia African American elite community, was best known as an educator and anti-slavery activist.

Franklin W. Kohler bicycling events 1884
Scrapbook of local newspaper and sports periodical clippings compiled by competitive Philadelphia bicyclist Frank W. Kohler, predominantly about his cycling pursuits and achievements, and involvement with the Pennsylvania Bicycle Club. Clippings describe local and regional bicycle tournaments and meets, including the exhibition at Jumbo Park in South Philadelphia and the second annual meet of the Pennsylvania Division League of American Wheelmen (1884); time records broken by Kohler and his peers, including the "Lancaster Pike" (1886); Pennsylvania Bicycle Club cycling tours, including to Baltimore (1884), Niagara (1885), and upstate New York (1888); and the history of the Pennsylvania Bicycle Club. Also contains various bicycle club event and race programs (some annotated with times), including for the West Philadelphia Athletic Association and Buffalo Bicycle Club; prize ribbons; a sign up sheet for a two week tour to Dingman's Ferry organized by Kohler in August 1888; a pencil sketch titled “The Way the Victors get There Moral. Buy a____?" showing a bicyclist and his bicycle in a horse-drawn wagon; an invitation to the 1888 opening of the new building of the Pennsylvania Bicycle Club (3940-42 Girard Avenue); menus for club banquets; and two inscribed photographs. Photographs show a group portrait of the club in front of the "Penna. Bicycle Club House Philada Pa. 1884 [sic]" at Girard Avenue and racers lined up to start the "2 mile race won by F.W. Kohler" in Fairmount Park on September 14, 1884., Other ephemera includes tickets to the Columbian Exposition (1893); golf score cards for Griffith Park, Los Angeles (1918); and an 1893 "Street Railway Review" article about Kohler and his brother G. A. (possibly the Albert Kohler cited in some clippings) managing the Eddy Electric Manufacturing Company. Articles clipped from the "L.A.W (League of American Wheelman) Bulletin"; "The Philadelphia Press"; and "The American Athlete." Authors include Ninon Neckar., Title from plate on front cover., Brown morocco binding., Front free end paper inscribed: Bicycling., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., LCP AR [Annual Report], p. 55-56., Binding in poor condition. Album housed in phase box., Frank W. Kohler (b. 1861), son of prominent Philadelphia bookbinder Ignatius Kohler (1817-1901), worked in his father's trade, was a premier amateur bicyclist, and member of the Pennsylvania Bicycle Club. Kohler served as First Lieutenant of the club founded in 1882 in West Philadelphia; held club speed records; and organized cycling tours of its members. By 1893, Kohler had relocated to Chicago and operated the Eddy Electric Manufacturing Company with his brother G. A. Kohler.

Fuchsia
Album page containing a drawing of a stem of fuchsia copied after a plate from James Andrews' Lessons in Flower Painting. A Series...(London: Charles Tilt, Fleet Street; John Menzies, Edinburgh; Thomas Wardle, Philadelphia [1836]), pl. 11. (LCP Am 1836 And, 13878.Q)., LCP exhibit catalogue: African American Miscellany p.45., Douglass, an artist and prominent Quaker member of the Philadelphia African American elite community, was best known as an educator and community activist.

[Geo. S. Harris & Sons print specimens]
Series of specimens, primarily for trade cards and labels, printed by the prominent Philadelphia lithographic firm. Subjects include fanciful, allegorical, and sentimental scenes and portraiture with women, children, and flowers; hunting and recreational scenes; international iconography; animals (dogs, horses, and an alligator clutching a black baby in its jaws); political and military imagery, including President James Garfield; land and marinescapes; and mythological and fairy tale views. Collection also includes specimen without an imprint and probably printed by Harris showing a plantation scene., Title supplied by cataloger., Publication date inferred from content of one print depicting President James Garfield., Originally part of Specimens Album [P.9349]., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Added to African Americana Digital Collection through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of the Commonwealth Libraries, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett, Governor, 2013-2014.

Gerney & Algeier, seedsmen & florists, 69 Chestnut St., Philadelphia.
Trade card containing an ornate border designed with anaglyptography and comprised of scrolls, filigree, cherubic figures, birds, and ribbons surrounding the text. John Gerney was listed in city directories at 69 Chestnut Street in 1857., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., M.H. Traubel & Co. operated from 1853 to circa 1857.

Globe hotel cor. Frankfort & William sts New York
Trade card showing the exterior of the multi-story hotel adorned with signage reading "Dining Saloon." Also contains street and pedestrian traffic, including a horse-drawn carriage. Hotel was later renamed the Frankfort House., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Forms part of Scrapbook of Ephemera [8608.F]., Eaves worked in New York between 1845 and 1860.

Godey's Lady's Book Publishing Company limited, 1006 Chestnut St. Philadelphia
Trade card for the women's periodical containing a vignette showing two young, well-dressed ladies with a life-size model of the "Godey's Lady's Book." One girl holds a hoop and points a pointer at the heavily-illustrated cover of the magazine as the other girl holds it up. Image also includes the text "$2.00 Per Annum.", Includes motto above title: The Oldest Lady's Book in America. Established 1830., Not in Wainwright., Philadelphia on Stone, POSP 284, Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Forms part of Scrapbook of Ephemera [8608.F].

Grice & Long, patentees. Steam passenger car and self adjusting trucks for rail way curves. Offices 205 1/2 Walnut St. Philada. 94 Wall St. New York.
Trade card containing a central vignette showing a "Grice & Long" street car on a city block. Car contains ornate details. Cityscape is visible in background. Grice & Long, the partnership between Trenton entrepreneur Joseph Grice and Philadelphia engineer Robert H. Long, was established in 1860. The firm originally marketed their steam passenger car (patented by Long in 1860) for street railways, before changing production to steam railways in 1861. The firm dissolved in 1871., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Hoofland's German bitters, a pure tonic.
Advertisement for the patent medicine showing a medieval scene. Depicts a bearded monk, outside, on his knees, using a bellows to stoke a fire beneath a hanging cauldron in a hearth. A large volume of text lays open, near greenery, in front of him. The bitters, named after the German physician Christoph Wilhem Hoofland (Hufeland), entered the United States market in the 1840s., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

"I love a flower!"
Album page containing a drawing of a wild pink rose and eight lines of allegorical verse about the beauty of flowers., Title from manuscript verse., Douglass, an artist and prominent Quaker member of the Philadelphia African American elite community, was best known as an educator and anti-slavery activist.

J. P. Buggy, palmoral [sic] skirts. Manufacturer.
Proof of textile label for the Philadelphia textile manufacturer Joseph P. Buggy showing a couple ice skating. The woman wears a balmoral skirt, overcoat, hat, and gloves. The man wears pants, a coat, scarf, hat, and gloves. Buggy established his manufactory at South Twenty-Fifth and Factory streets circa 1864., Printed below image: 144 x 45., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

James Burrill Angell, 1829-1916
Journalist, diplomat, Pres. Univ. of Vermont., American Celebrities Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry.

[Job printing specimens for certificates, bank notes, receipts, labels, and billheads]
Series of specimens (some proofs) depicting masonic, military, allegorical, and patriotic imagery, transportation views, women, agriculture, buildings, animals, and machinery. Includes views of locomotives traveling railroad tracks; sailing and steam boats; mines and mine workers; distilleries and refineries; farmers, farm hands, and farm animals; female allegorical figures of liberty, justice, and bounty; and sailors, blacksmiths, and steam factory workers. Imagery also depicts Native Americans; peasants; sheep herding; the American eagle; masonic emblems; historical and patriotic figures, including George Washington and Benjamin Franklin; storefronts, factories, and government buildings, including A. Exton cracker bakery (Trenton, N.J.) and Phoenix Iron Foundry (Wilmington, Del.); military camp and solider; deers, dogs, and children with animals; state and corporate seals, including Pennsylvania; and a city block on fire and an erupted volcano., Title supplied by cataloger., Various printers, including Ehrgott & Fobriger, Klauprech & Menzel, Stein & Jones, and Jacob Weiss., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

John H. Brown & Co. No. 307 Market St.
Illustrated label, probably for textiles, for the Philadelphia dry goods firm containing a vignette showing two sailing ships on the ocean. Also contains the text "Yds.", Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Forms part of Scrapbook of Ephemera [8608.F].

John Jay Smith and Rachel Collins Pearsall Smith Family photograph album
Photograph album containing predominantly posed portraits of the family, extended family, and friends of prominent Philadelphia Quakers John Jay and Rachel Collins Pearsall Smith. Also contains views of family residences, including Ivy Lodge (John Jay Smith, Germantown), Robert P. Smith's residence (below Grumblethorpe, Germantown), The Cedars (Whitall family summer home, Haddonfield, N.J.), and The “Mansion” at Millville, New Jersey ("Lloyd Logan Smith's birthplace"). Other portraiture includes group portraits showing the Haverford and Bryn Mawr Classes of 1885, "The Spices" cooking Club, "The Band of Cousins, a wedding banquet, and the Grange (London, England). Album also contains photographs showing family treks to Wyoming and Yellowstone (1879 and 1881); "H[annah] W. S[mith] at her table in 1315 Filbert St. Phila. Writing Life of John M. Whitall"; and a full-length silhouette of Robert P. Smith's daughter Gulielma who died in childhood., Sitters include John Jay and Rachel Collins Pearsall Smith; their children and their spouses Lloyd P. Smith; Robert Pearsall Smith and his wife feminist evangelical Hannah Whitall; Horace J. Smith and his wife Margaret L.; and Elizabeth P. Smith; their grandchildren Mary Whitall, Alice (Alys) Whitall (wife of philosopher Bertrand Russell), Ray Pearsall, and Lloyd Logan Smith; members of the Whitall and Thomas families (R.P. Smith in-laws and relatives of M. Carey Thomas); and Haverford students and other young Quakers, including William. S. Hilles; Charles Baily; Emma and Patty Mellor; Birdee Shoemaker; Carrie Cope; Katie Stokes; and Annie Bacon., Brown cloth binding., Damaged morocco label on front cover: Por[traits].... &c. Vol., Majority of contents identified by inscriptions on album page., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Album housed in phase box with index to sitters., John Jay Smith, Quaker editor and librarian of the Library Company of Philadelphia married Rachel Collins Pearsall Smith, granddaugher of noted Quaker printer Isaac Collins on April 12, 1821. The couple had six children: Lloyd Pearsall Smith, librarian of the Library Company; Albanus Smith (1823-1842); Robert Pearsall Smith, printer, businessman, and evangelical leader; Gulielma Smith (died in childhood); Horace J. Smith, agriculturist and author; and Elizabeth Pearsall Smith, editor of "Recollections of John Jay Smith." Richard P. Smith was a proprietor of Whitall, Tatum & Co. glass manufactory in New Jersey during the 1860s. He and his brother Horace J. relocated to England in the later 19th century.

[John Serz scrapbook]
Scrapbook of print specimens, proofs, and original drawings primarily delineated and compiled by German-born Philadelphia engraver John Serz. Contents include book and periodical illustrations; separately-issued views; portrait prints; certificates; and job printing specimens. Majority of graphics depict religious, landscape, historical, genre, and fashion views, including plates from "Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Other Principal Saints" (New York, 1864); Auerbach's "Tales of the Black Forest"; Sartain's Magazine; Graham's Illustrated Magazine; W. Alvin Lloyd's Railroad Guide; and Demorest's Monthly Magazine. Religious and historical themes include the Last Supper, the Crucifixion, and other Biblical scenes, Mary and Jesus, scenes of prayer, William Penn's Treaty, the defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo, and the Civil War. Other well-represented material is separately-issued city, bird's eye, landscape, and collegiate views showing European and American sites, including Albany; Baltimore; Boston; Dresden; Hildburghausen; Humboldt (Ca.), New York; Washington, D.C.; Fort Putnam; Philadelphia; Georgetown College; Notre Dame University; Lake of Four Cantons (i.e., Lake Lucerne) and Rutli, Switzerland; West Point; Suspension Bridge over Niagara; and Tivoli. Scrapbook also contains numerous portrait prints (often frontispieces); advertisements; European prints, as well as watercolors and drawings, which show the Centennial Exhibition (1876); landscapes, village scenes, and tree and flower arrangement studies., Portrait print sitters include John Stainbach Wilson, M.D.; Mary A. Niemeyer; Daniel Webster; Hannah Rose Hoffman; and E. R. Beadle. Advertisements depict primarily Philadelphia storefronts and factories and often also show street and pedestrian traffic. Businesses include X. Bazin Perfumery Laboratory (917 Cherry St); Joseph J. Canavan Morocco Factory (1225 N. Fifth St.); Allen's Furniture Warehouse (1209 Chestnut Street); Joseph Beckhaus Carriage Factory (1204 Frankford Ave.); Gumpert Bros. cigars (1341 Chestnut St.); Oxford Carpets Mills (Wm. Hogg, Jr.)(140 Oxford St.); Baugh & Sons, Manufacturers of Raw Bone Super Phosphate Lime (120 S. Delaware Ave.); Theo. Wilson & Co., Steam Ship, Bread, Cracker & Cake Bakery (212 & 214 N. Front St.); White, Hentz & Co., Rectifiers of Spirits & Importers of Wines & Liquors (222 N. Second St.). European prints include plates from Bernard-Romain Julien "Cours Elementaire" and from Wilhem Hermes's figure drawing books "Berliner Zeichenleher," i.e. United States Systematic Drawing Schools (New York edition); engravings by Serz, several published by German publishers Schneider U Wegel, and primarily showing views of German villages Unterberg (Bavaria) and Nuremberg, and bridges, castles, and churches; and chromolithographs, including the title page, from the Korn'schen series of views of Nuremberg "Ansichten von Nurnberg". Other content includes job printing specimen vignettes and labels depicting allegorical, patriotic and industrial imagery; proofs of the "Rose of Philadelphia, "Rose of Washington, D.C.," and labels for patent medicine manufacturer David Jayne illustrated with Jayne's Building, Chinese characters, and a dramatic scene; and images of wild and domestic animals, including a condor, lemming, sheep, dogs, horses, hippo, boar, camel, and elephant., Contents also include certificate specimens for a temperance society, Sunday School, and the fraternal organization Alpha Omega; the relgious-themed prints "A Curious Piece of Antiquity on the Crucifixion of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ," "Jesus Healing the Sick," and "The Two Thieves: The Holy Land Exhibiting the Places & Cities Mentioned in the Old & New Testament"; the Serz color engraving Kriegs =Neurigkeiten (i.e. War News) showing men gathered at a table in a village tavern; an advertisement for Philadelphia calico printer Wm. Simpson & Sons depicting a sepulchral monument; and a post mortem portrait engraved by Serz showing Napoelon II, i.e., Duke of Reichstadt., Various American and European artists, engravers, lithographers, and printers, including W. H. Bartlett; J.C. Garrigues & Co.; H. B. Hall & Sons; Heliographic Co. of NY; Langlumé; G. Lury; A. H. Payne; J. C. MacRae; J. Poppel; John Sartain; F. Silber; Joshua Shaw; and F. W. Topham., Various American and European publishers, including D. & J. Sadlier & Co.; John Dainty; Francois Delarue; Friedrich Kornschen; F. W. Thomas & Sons; Parmelee & Co.; Henry Tuessli & Co.; and Max Jacoby & Zeller., Some prints annotated with lines of perspective., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Loose items retained in album., Gift of Madelyn Wolke, Lucianne Reichert, and Clifford A. Mohwinkel Jr., John Serz (1808-1881), born in Nuremberg, Bavaria, worked as an engraver in Germany before immigrating to Philadelphia circa 1851. Naturalized in 1856, Serz earned enough income from his trade to be taxed by the I.R.S. during the Civil War. During the 1870s, his bird's-eye print "Philadelphia and Environs" was advertised in the "Public Ledger" and he served as professor of drawing at the Philadelphia Conservatory of Music. Serz was also a president and secretary of the old Artists Club and member of several German societies, including the German Society of Pennsylvania. He died of a skull fracture in 1881.

[Label specimens]
Series of labels, primarily textile (wool, silk, mohair), containing allegorical, patriotic, and nationalistic vignettes and pictorial details. Vignettes and details depict Vice Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood, coats of arms, the female allegorical figure of Columbia, and a view of a flock of sheep among a grove of trees. Brands represented include Bradford Make, Collingwood Brand, Favorite Ottoman Reversible, Lady Washington, and Royal Shawl., Title supplied by cataloger., Print P.9399.285 stamped on recto: Wm. S. Skinner. David M. Test., Originally part of Specimens Album [P.9349]., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Life scenes in Fairmount Park. [graphic] / A. Kollner, fect.
Etching showing a man walking with a dog and cattle grazing in the rolling hills of Fairmount Park., Title from manuscript note on album page., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

[Lily watercolor and poem]
Album page containing an unattributed drawing of a purple lily and a four-line poem about friendship., Title supplied by cataloguer.

"Long long be thy heart with your memory fill'd..."
Album page containing a drawing of a vase of flowers and a poem about remembrance., Title from manuscript verse., Forten, a member of the interracial Pennsylvania Female Anti-Slavery Society, was the daughter of Philadelphia African American entrepreneur and activist James Forten.

Louella
Album containing 27 photographs showing the grounds and residence of the estate in Radnor Township, later Wayne, Pa. Includes No. 1 the Wayne Pennsylvania Rail Road station; No. 2 "mansion as seen from the S.W."; No. 3 the "north side of Mansion"; No. 4 "Entire northern side of Mansion"; No. 5 "Full front view taken from the South, and as fronting on "The Pike," i.e, Lancaster Pike; No. 6 "Main Entrance and Vestibule, taken from the interior"; No. 7 "Scenery and Grounds, and Summer House, east of Dwelling"; No. 8 and No. 9 "South view" and North view of "late residence," known formerly as the 'Old Maule Manor House'"; No. 10 'View from the S.S.W. showing Lawn, Flower Garden, etc.; No. 11 "Partial view of the old and principal Barn and Implement House"; No. 12 "South View of the Main Barn and Granary, Stables for pleasure horses, and coach house"; No. 13 "Meadow north of the Pike"; No. 14 "Principal Spring and Dairy Houses"; No. 15 the public, lecture and library hall "'Wayne Hall' as seen from the S.W."; No. 16 "Modernized dwelling, formerly known as the "Old Barber Farm House"; No. 17 "Spring House," etc. belonging to the Barber Farm"; No. 18 "Cottage at the extreme eastern boundary of the 'Louella Farm' "; No. 19 "View from the N.W. of the old 'Jno. Richards Manor House,' built in 1792"; No. 20 "Northern view of the Sheep Houses, Fold, etc."; No. 21 "Two cottages "built on a hill," south of the Pike, on line with the Mansion"; No. 22 "The New Reservoir, (covered), with scenery to the East" at Wayne and Bloomingdale avenues; No. 23 "Meadow south of the Pike"; No. 24 "Wheel House"; No. 25 "The Riding horse 'Frank'"; No. 26 horse 'Billy Button' "; and No. 27 'Elizabeth' our favorite, a thorough-bred Guernsey cow." Views also show the cottage of Jane Kissick (widow of Center Square Water Works engineer John Kissick) attached to the Wayne train station; members of the Askin family, and their grounds keepers., Brown leather binding, grained., Contains lithographed title page and Table of "Contents" with a numbered and explanatory list of the photographs. Photographs listed as No. 1 - No. 27., Insert: Loose albumen print showing an oblique view of the mansion. Members of the Askin family sit on the porch. The landscaped estate lawn is partially visible in the foreground., Album pages contain lithographed decorative borders, tinted with one stone., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., LCP AR [Annual Report] 2002, p. 62., Variant copies held in the collections of William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan and the University of Delware Special Collections., Housed in red-clothed clamshell box., Louella, the estate of successful Philadelphia real estate broker and banker J. Henry Askin, was built in 1867 on hundreds of acres of land along the Lancaster Pike and the Pennsylvania Railroad in Wayne, Pa. The residence contained eighty rooms, was powered with gas retorts, and received water from a reservoir erected on a neighboring hill. The estate also sustained a green house; conservatory; farm; a public lecture hall, library, and place of worship; as well as landscaped lawns and flower gardens. In 1880, Askin sold the property to Philadelphia editor George Childs and banker Anthony J. Drexel for development into the Wayne Estates. The Louella residence was later used as a summer resort hotel, school for girls, and apartments.

A mark of friendship's pleasing power...
Album page with border containing a drawing depicting a bunch of flowers and an unattributed four-line sentimental poem about friendship and rememberance., Title from manuscript verse., Probably by Ada Howell Hinton, daughter of Frederick Augustus Hinton, barber, perfumer, abolitionist and prominent member of the Philadelphia African American elite community.

Memories of the home of Grandma Lewis
Memory album compiled by Lewis containing written narratives, photographs, watercolors, textiles, drawings, prints and ephemera documenting her marriage, early married life, households and residences, and family events and excursions between 1851 and the 1890s. Specific narrative topics include the Lewis's honeymoon to Niagara; the death of their parents the Larcombes and John F. and Eliza Lewis; the birth of grandchildren; the method and style of interior decoration of their residences at Sixteenth and Walnut streets (1851-1855), 325 South Eighteenth Street (1855-1874), and 1834 DeLancey Place (1874-1915); the Civil War, Sanitary Fair, and Centennial Exhibition (1876); their religious life in the First Baptist Church; club meetings of the Lewis children when older and parlor "teas"; recreational activities, including sailing and skating on the Schuylkill River, carriage and horse back rides, excursions to Broad Top Mountain House (Pa.), and visits to their summer residences in Wallingford and the Bryn Mawr Hotel; boarding near Bryn Mawr ("Eachus Place") and the Delaware Water Gap ("Mr. Croasdale"); Anne and G. Albert's European trip (1891); and family pets., Album also contains several captioned and dated graphic and ephemeral materials, including family portraiture, views of residences and summer lodgings, clothing and upholstery scraps, tickets, invitations, calling cards, and watercolors and drawings by G. Albert Lewis. Lewis's works depict sailing trips; interiors and exteriors of their residences, including during the Civil War; home furnishings, including a pier table (Eliza Lewis's); lodgings, sites, and flora from family excursions; family souvenirs, memorabilia, and crests, including a Chinese pipe, John F. Lewis's "Little Chair" as a child, Anne's life membership badge in the Philadelphia Skating club, a family clock (Mrs. John F. Lewis estate), and "Indoor amusements of G.A.L." Other imagery includes photographs of Broad Top Mountain House, Bryn Mawr Hotel, Devon Inn, Eastwick Park, St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, First Baptist Church, views of European churches, including St. Michael Church of Schwabisch., and the interior (parlor, dining room, library, front rooms) and exterior of the Delancey Street residence. Portraits, predominantly photographs and photographic reproductions, depict G. Albert and Anne C. Lewis (including in the second story front room on Delancey); Alberta and Hermann Lewis and their spouses Frederick B. Allen and Sally Draper Lewis; grandchildren Hidegard, Frederick ("Fritz"), Barbara, George, and Margaret; John F. and Eliza Lewis; Thomas and Anna Larcombe; and family pets. Also contains pictorial details by Lewis incorporated at the end of narratives and as frames around portraits., Ephemera includes mementoes from trips, including pressed flowers; tickets to the Sanitary Fair (1864) and Eastwick Park; scraps of ribbons, collars, and clothing worn by Anne as a child, at her wedding, and during her honeymoon; upholstery and fabrics from the China trade and home furnishings; newspaper clippings of marriage announcements, obituaries, and poetry; wedding invitations and after cards; and a University of Pennsylvania graduation program for Hermann Lewis. Manuscript material contained in the scrapbook includes a letter by Anne to her mother during her honeymoon captioned "First 'Lewis' signature of A.C.L" and a letter of introduction from the Department of State for the Lewises., Vignette photograph after a daguerreotype portrait of Anne Lewis as a young woman pasted and set within a watercolor frame on title page, Wm. F. Murphy's Sons, Co. Makers stamped on spine., Red leather binding with gold lettering., Inscribed on front free end paper: Tender regards, old memories, blossom in pages such as these, Voices that speak from heart to heart, When hands and lives lie far apart. The thought of our past years, in me, Doth breed perpetual benediction., Dedication: "These memories I dedicate to my dear husband G. Albert Lewis whose thought inspired the writing of this simple story. Indeed, it would be of little interest without his numerous and varied illustrations, many of which are his own design and handiwork. A number of the photographs are copied of absolutely correct watercolor sketches, made by him; the whole being a mutual work of love, for our dear grand-children.", Photographers include the Langenheims and William H. Rau., Gift of Oliver Allen., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Transcription and inventory available at repository., One of six Lewis Family albums held in the Print Department., See Sarah Weatherwax, "The Lewis Albums," The Magazine Antiques (August 2006), 116-121., See Oliver H. Allen, "The Lewis Albums," American Heritage 14 (December 1962), 65-80., Housed in clamshell box., Anne Cornelia Larcombe Lewis, born in Connecticut, was daughter of Rev. Thomas Larcombe (1791-1861) and Anna S. Larcombe (1794-1872), president of the board of the Baptist Home. She relocated with her family to Philadelphia in 1835 and married George Albert Lewis, a Philadelphia banker, artist, and genealogist descended from a family involved with the China trade on July 1, 1851. During her married life, Lewis resided in the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood, was active in genealogy, and a member of the Philadelphia Skating Club and Humane Society. She and Lewis had two children Alberta (1854-1934) and Hermann (b. 1863) and grandchildren Hildegarde Allen (b. 1885), editor and publisher Frederick Lewis Allen (1890-1954), Barbara Lewis [Shepperd] (b. 1885), Margaret Lewis [Browne] (b. 1886), and George Draper Lewis (b. 1888).

[Miscellaneous specimens from specimen album loose prints collection]
Contains specimens of ornate borders; an amateurly-colored view of Cincinnati pasted on verso of proof periodical illustration depicting butterflies; uncut pages of a gas pipe fittings trade catalog depicting tees, crosses, elbows, bends, and sockets; an entrance notice for Bryant & Stratton Business College illustrated with a calligraphic image of a bird, likely by J. E. Soulé; a printed lease and 1877 electoral broadside; sheet music cover "Charming Waltz"; advertising print for the "Walnut Street House"; and a flower print., Title supplied by cataloger., Various printers, including Ehrgott & Fobriger., Originally part of Specimens Album [P.9349]., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., J. Emory Soulé worked as a calligrapher at Bryant & Straton Commercial College by 1870 and became the school's principal within the decade.

The most Rev Francis Patrick Kenrick D.D. Archbishop of Baltimore.
Half-length portrait showing the archbishop, former Bishop of Philadelphia, attired in his robes and vestments, and seated. Kenrick served as the third Archbishop of Baltimore 1851-1863., Inscribed lower left corner: 142., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

[Motion studies]
Series of six nude motion studies photographed by Thomas Eakins at the University of Pennsylvania. Views show male models, including George Jacobson, during the process of jumping, running, and walking. Includes a copy of the image "History of a Jump.", Gift of Elizabeth G. Coates., One of images reproduced in William Dennis Marks's "The Mechanism of Instantaneous Photography" in "Animal Locomotion: The MuyBridge Work at the University of Pennsylvania" (Philadelphia, 1888), p. 14. [P.9873.5] LCP also holds larger format variant with annotations. [*photo - Eakins, P.8713.6]., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., LCP AR (Annual Report) 1982, p. 37., Photographs housed together in acid free clamshell box., Thomas Eakins, artist, photographer, and director of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (1882-1886), photographed over 60 motion studies at the University of Pennsylvania between 1884 and 1885. He devised a new camera for the motion photographs that included a timing device and rotating shutter mechanism.

[Nature prints of leaves]
Albums of predominantly nature prints of leaves produced by inking both sides of the specimen, placing it between a folded sheet of paper, and pulling the sheet through a printing press. Sheets contain one to several specimens (a few numbered) and several are annotated with the date of printing, inscriptions, and identifications of specimens. Some sheets contain manuscript notes about the provenance of and how the specimens were dried or inked, the condition of the leaves, their medicinal uses, and descriptions of the plants from which they came. Inscriptions of note include "Engraven by the Greatest and Best engraver in the Universe"(v. 1, p. 2); "... leaves dried and press'd in my Heap of News-Papers for 7 or 8 years" (v. 1, p. 43); "Done July 18th 1742, when I impress'd 6 or 8 sheets more for my Frd's Kent, Bard, Pratt, Browne, Shoemaker, &" (v. 1, p. 74); "These were done in my new Press which Joseph Watkins made & now brought Home 2nd of May 1734" (v. 1, p. 94); "Done July 1st 1744 with L' & Vel't B'll"(v. 1, p. 95) and "From Jno. Bartram 18th Augst. 1734. The most excellent remedy for the bite of a Rattlesnake - Sysimachia Quadrafolia - 1st 7br 1734 - "An Indian specific for fevers and aguas [sic] and a substitute for tea [I think Green]" - "From Peter Sonmans (who brought it from Albany). Done 31st Augst. 1734. A famous Snake weed" - "Mem the other Side I sent to Peter Collinson, June 1735" (v.2, p. 58)., Botanical specimens represented in album include wormwood, hollyhock, althea, marsh mallow, lavender, moss, creeper, quince, plantain, service, sage, tansey, mulberry, a sarabacca, rattlesnake weed, gooseberries, hemp, laurel, pawpaw, mustard, bind weed, wild grape, water plantain, wild betony, teasel, pineapple, Indian Fluxwort, "parsimon," arrowhead, oak of Cappadocia, squash, cattail grass, Goat's-Rue, sanicle, yam, maidenhair, tobacco, cat mint, saffron, caterpillar, marygold, horse radish, sun flower, gelder rose, may heart, St. John's-Wort, wild Angelica, marjoram, silk cotton, buck wheat, potato, burdock, rattle snake golden rod, mulleins, and Carolina Bean. Album also contains printed images of feathers, pieces of fabric, and a twenty-four line poem written in pencil and signed by "A Botanist" and dated 1855 (v. 1, p. 106). Provenances of the specimens include John Bartam, Stephen Benezet, "Spring Garden," John Holland, E. Woolley, G. Gray, "R.R.'s Ginseng Hill," Peter Sonmans, and Esther Banks., Title supplied by cataloger., Some sheets contain watermark: Pro Patria., Gift of Mrs. Joseph Breintnall in 1746., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Volume 1 (P.2011.7.1) reformatted and arranged in two cases of folders numbered (1-10) and (21-34)., Index to inscriptions held at repository., Described in Edwin Wolf and Marie Elena Korey, eds., Quarter of a Millennium (Philadelphia: The Library Company of Philadelphia, 1981), entry 11., Described in Philadelphia: Three Centuries of American Art (Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1976) #29., Joseph Breintnall (d. 1746), scrivener, public servant, author, poet, and colleague of Benjamin Franklin, was also an amateur scientist who experimented with solar heat and botany. A founder and secretary of the Library Company of Philadelphia, he engaged in the study of botany through Peter Collinson, the library's London book agent. Between circa 1731 and circa 1744, he created hundreds of leaf prints as records of botanical specimens he gathered himself and from networks. Breintnall also most likely used his experience with leaf printing to assist Franklin in the creation of a metal cast of a leaf impression used to print currency incapable to be counterfeited.

Near east park, Phila. [graphic] / A. Kollner, fect.
Etching looking southeast showing two men walking between two large mounds of land, one with a goat standing near the edge, the other surmounted by a frame shack surrounded by a fence. Also includes dwellings, a tower and a train traveling south on tracks running along Pennsylvania Avenue in the right background., Manuscript note on album page: S.E. corner 27th & Aspen., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Near Sweet Briar, West Phila. [graphic].
Etching showing a stream flowing over large rocks near Sweet Briar in West Fairmount Park., Title from manuscript note in pencil on print., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

[Nineteenth-century view of a group of people attired in fancy dress]
Shows individuals of all ages in fancy dress in a parlor. All stand except a lady seated in a chair. Costumes include a shepherdess, a fop, and a lady of the Republican Court. Also shows a boy with a beak mask peering into the room from behind a curtain in the left of the image., Title supplied by cataloger., Inscribed upper right corner: 47., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

No marvel woman should love flowers...
Album page containing a drawing of red and blue flowers and six lines of allegorical verse about unappreciated beauty., Title from manuscript verse., Douglass, an artist and prominent Quaker member of the Philadelphia African American elite community, was best known as an educator and anti-slavery activist.

The old houses and stores with memorabilia relating to them and my father and grandfather
Memory album compiled by Lewis containing written narratives, photographs, watercolors, textiles, drawings, prints and ephemera documenting his childhood and his lineage and family businesses and residences from the late 18th century to mid 19th century. Specific narrative topics include the provenance of the "Pictures" included in the album; "Memorabilia"; the "Marriage of our Ancestor, 1786. Johann Andreas Philipp Ludwig (i.e., J. A. P. Lewis) and Anna Maria Klingemann"; 'In Memoriam: Johann Andreas Philipp Ludwig' "; the "Memorials of the old Houses, Stores &c.," including deed, plot, architectural, and decor information pertaining to Lewis family residences at 121, i.e., 311 North Fifth Street (1791-1797), 60, i.e., 128 North Fourth Street (1797-1805), 82, i.e., 132 North Second Street (1814-1818), 124, i.e., 264 South Third Street (1818-1824), 148, i.e., 264 South Second Street (1824-1840) and rear storehouse on Laurel Street, and Sixteenth and Walnut streets (1840-1858), and the stores at Walnut and Front streets (1829-1856)., Other narratives describe the yellow fever epidemic of 1793; J. A. P. Lewis's service in the volunteer militia; G. Albert's siblings S. Weir, John A., and Theodore C.; John F. Lewis's successful management of the financial panic of 1828 and his entertaining, including fireworks and "ample supplies of groceries, provisions, wine and liquors" on store; the business practices of the import trade; the conversion of Second Street residences into storefronts; the regrettable disposal of family possessions from the China trade, including card receivers, satins, pearl and ivory seals, artificial flowers, tortoiseshell combs, and silk covered boxes; the childhood of Eliza Mower along the Schuylkill River, her clandestine marriage to Lewis, and her death; John F. Lewis's lucky Mexican dollar; and the childhood and young adult years of G. Albert Lewis, including his "spying" at family parties, Christmas memories, sailing excurisons on the Schuylkill and Delaware rivers, and work for the Lewis firm., Album also contains numerous captioned and dated graphic and ephemeral materials, including watercolors and drawings by G. Albert Lewis, photographic views of family churches, family portraiture, newspaper clippings, certificates, bills of lading, and business and calling cards. Lewis's works depict family crests and coats of arms; sentimentalized genre scenes representing family lore, including J. A. P. Lewis's immigration to American for love; his childhood haunts, Christmas presents, and play areas; exteriors, interiors, grounds and gardens of the family residences and storefronts, including parlors, front rooms, gates, a weather vane designed as a cavalryman on the Walnut Street stable, dormer window (Second Street residence), store house on Laurel Street, and stores on Front and Walnut street; ground plans of Lewis residences (264 S. Second and Walnut Street); the "Great Tree" (South Second Street property); and Chinese exports and china patterns. Photographs depict family portraits of Johann Andreas Philipp and Anna Maria Lewis, John F. and Eliza Lewis, and G. Albert and Anne C. Lewis; the Lewis cargo ship "Globe," family churches and residences, including the altar of St. John's Lutheran Church, Crailsheim (J.A.P. Lewis's baptismal font) and St. Michael's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Swedes Church, (Gloria Dei), and St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church (Philadelphia), and the final residence of Eliza Lewis at 1927 Spruce Street; and family artifacts, furniture, and mementoes, including Ludwig's sword and secretary and John F. Lewis's lucky Mexican dollar. Also contains engraved portraits of Frederick the Great and pictorial details by Lewis incorporated at the end of narratives and as frames around portraits., Ephemera includes certificates, bills of lading, and calling cards (including in Chinese) related to the Lewis firms; G. Albert's share certificate in the Philadelphia Museum Company; photomechanical and chromolithographed genre prints; an engraving sample possibly by James Otto Lewis; newspaper clippings, including advertisements and announcement for the Lewis firms, family obituaries, and poems; manuscript "endorsements on notes received, but protested for non-payment" by Weir, Lewis & Co. and family signatures, including that of Eliza Lewis; and textile swatches from Chinese curios, wall paper, and upholstery. Family trees and a chronology of the Lewis firm (until 1828) also form the content., Floral border in watercolor on title page. Border also includes pictorial details showing a sailing ship and Chinese character., Wm. F. Murphy's Sons, Co. Makers stamped on spine., Red leather binding with gold lettering., Dedication: "Dedicated to the Memory of my dear Mother who made the homes of my childhood most lovely and so beautiful!" Surrounded by watercolor frame reading "Haec Olim Meminisse Juvabit Virgo," i.e., "This will help you remember once upon a time.", Gift of Oliver Allen., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Transcription and inventory available at repository., See Sarah Weatherwax, "The Lewis Albums," The Magazine Antiques (August 2006), 116-121., See Oliver H. Allen, "The Lewis Albums," American Heritage 14 (December 1962), 65-80., One of six Lewis Family albums held in the Print Department., Housed in clamshell box., George Albert Lewis, son of Philadelphia China trade merchant John F. Lewis (1791-1858) of John A. Lewis & Co. and Eliza Mower (1788-1885), was a banker, genealogist, and artist descended from Hessian solder and Philadelphia Prothonotary Johann A. P. Lewis [formerly Ludewig]. Lewis studied art with G. W. Holmes, frequently exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and Artist's Fund Society, and was a member of several organizations, including the Numismatic & Antiquarian Society of Philadelphia, Genealogical Society of Philadelphia, and the Library Company. He married Anne C. Larcombe on July 1, 1851 and with her had two children Alberta (1854-1934) and Hermann (b. 1863) and grandchildren Hildegarde Allen (b. 1885), editor and publisher Frederick Lewis Allen (1890-1954), Barbara Lewis [Shepperd] (b. 1885), Margaret Lewis [Browne] (b. 1886), and George Draper Lewis (b. 1888).

Old landmarks & relics of Philadelphia. Fourth series.
Viewbook containing a folded leave of six titled photographs and a folded leave of titled, narrative texts about the images. Photographs depict "The House in which Gen'l Agnew Died Germantown" showing an exterior view of Grumblethorpe, the house built in 1744 in which British General James Agnew died in 1777; "Swedes Church. Front View" showing the Episcopalian, former Lutheran, church known as Gloria Dei Church, built 1700-1703 at 929 South Water Street; "Old Log Cabin, Richmond & Vienna Sts." showing an 18th-century style dwelling in Fishtown; "The Old Market House, Callowhill & New Market Sts." showing one of the four old market houses, known as Norwich Market, established in 1783 on the 100 block of Callowhill Street; Robert Morris Hotel Phila. Park showing the four-story hotel opposite the race bridge of the Fairmount Water Works that was razed in 1868; and "Ancient Building, First Fish House, Arch St. bel. 4th Sts." showing the 18th-century attached, brick buildings in Loxley Court that purportedly housed fishing implements for the Penn family. Images include grave stones; broadsides; signage; neighborhood dwellers; and partial views of horse-drawn carriages., Titles on negatives., Embossed brown cloth binding, gilt lettering., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Retrospective conversion record: MARC Link database, edited., Recon note: Match points differ, LCP holds loose, larger format copies of some of the images., Gift of S. Marguerite Brenner.

Old landmarks & relics of Philadelphia. Second series.
Viewbook containing six titled photographs and a folded leave of titled, narrative texts about the images. Photographs depict "Independence Hall" showing the front facade of the building built 1732-1748, including the front courtyard with the Joseph A. Baily statue of George Washington; "Whitby Hall" showing the country dwelling built in 1754 on land in Kingsessing acquired by Philadelphia merchant James Coultas in 1741;" "Friends Alms House, Walnut Bel. Fourth" showing the benevolent institution erected in 1729 and razed in 1841; "Acadamy [sic] of Fine Arts, Chestnut St. Bet. 10th & 11th Sts. Phila." showing the arched entry way to the building erected in 1806 and shortly before it was "torn down in 1870, to make way for Fox's American Theatre; "Rittenhouse Mansion, Arch & Seventh Sts." showing the former residence of astronomer David Rittenhouse built 1786-1787 by master builder Joseph Ogilby; and "St. Peters Church, Fourth & Pine" showing the Episcopal church built 1758-1761 "in the midst of a graveyard." Images also include residents; street lamps; signage; partial views of storefront awnings; and trees and greenery., Titles on negatives., Embossed green cloth binding, gilt lettering., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Retrospective conversion record: original entry, edited., Recon note: Match points differ, Photographs originally on folded leave., Presented by Margaretta A. Dick in memory of her father Walter B. Dick.

Old Philadelphia views 1861
Album of photographs, predominately half stereographs, of landscape views of Philadelphia and Bucks County. Images include views of Frankford Creek, Tohickon Creek, Wissahickon Creek, Tacony Creek, Pleasantville, Crescentville, Germantown, Fairmount Park near the water works, and winter scenery. Also contains photographs of Stenton, Woodlands Cemetery, the Desilverwood Estate (Holmesburg), the Burd family monuments at St. Stephen's Church (Philadelphia), the city garden of Joseph R. Evans (329 Pine Street), Atlantic City, and Richmond, Va. Images include trees, creek banks, rocks, waterfalls, dams, bridges, mills, and farm land. Many also include posed figures, including a man, probably one of Moran's artist brothers Edward or Thomas, painting in a ravine and scenes titled "Student at Work"; "Autumn in the Woods - burning leaves"; and "Sit up Sir" showing a man with a dog., Title from inscription on spine., Spine stamped in gilt: Photographs., Blue morocco binding., Photographs arranged four to a page, numbered, and identified by captions inscribed below the images., Letter from Ferdinand J. Dreer to [George W. Childs?], March 12, 1861 pasted on verso of front cover. Letter begins "Accept from your friend a few photographs & stereoscope views... of the work of a young native artist" and explains they were not sent for "their intrinsic value, but as beautiful studies and highly artistic.", Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Housed in phase box., Gift of Ruth Molloy.

Original & selected poetry &c.
Album belonging to Martina Dickerson, a young middle-class African American Philadelphian, probably created as a pedagogical instrument to promote cultivated expression, with twenty-two contributions dating from 1840 until around 1846. Contains original and transcribed poems, prose, and essays on topics including love, friendship, sympathy, courage, and female refinement. Also includes drawings, primarily of flowers. Identified contributors are mainly black elite intelligentsia active in the African American anti-slavery and cultural community of mid-nineteenth century Philadelphia., Contains the following contributions: calligraphed title page by abolitionist James Forten, Jr.; prose on "Literature," "The Album," and "The Year" by entrepeneur and abolitionist James Forten, Sr. or his son, James, Jr.; prose entitled "Perserverance" by tailor, abolitionist, and civil rights activist John C. Bowers; prose, sketches, and watercolors by Quaker abolitionist, educator, and artist, Sarah Mapps Douglass; watercolor and transcribed poem, "The First Steamboat on the Missouri," by Sarah's brother, artist, community activist, and abolitionist, Robert Douglass; essay entitled "Sympathy" by William Douglass, pastor and historian of the St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Philadelphia; transcription from Wordsworth's "Excursion" by educator and anti-slavery activist Charles L. Reason; gouache of a bunch of flowers by A.H.H., probably Ada Howell Hinton, an African American gentlewoman; and prose, poems, and gouache by Mary M. MacFarland, V.E. Macarty, Y.J. Grice, Rebecca F. Peterson, H.D. Shorter, C.D.R., and J.F.V., Embossed and gilt morocco binding., Lithograph title page, "Flowers," containing flower illustration hand-colored with gouache and watercolor., Blank album published in London by Wm. & Hy. Rock., LCP AR (Annual Report) 1993, p. 17-25., Dickerson, a pupil of African American educator Sarah Mapps Douglass, was the daughter of African American activists, Martin and Adelia Dickerson, and step-father Samuel Van Brackle.

Original & selected poetry &c. [graphic] / Amy Matilda Cassey.
Friendship album of Amy Matilda Cassey, a middle-class African American woman active in the anti-slavery movement and African American cultural community, containing contributions dating from 1833 until 1856. Contains original and transcribed poems, prose, and essays on topics including slavery, womanhood, religion, friendship, female refinement, death, and love. Also contains drawings, watercolors, and gouaches of flowers and a New York residential street scene. Contributors, many women of the African American elite community, are prestigious reformers and abolitionists active in the anti-slavery, intelligentsia, and cultural community of the antebellum North including Philadelphia, New York, Boston, and Baltimore., Contains the following contributions: entry by African American abolitionist Frederick Douglass, dated Philadelphia 1850, about his "coarse" contribution in an album of "refined" entries; an original sonnet, "Fallen Bird," and essay, "The Abolition Cause," by anti-slavery activist, author, and editor, William Lloyd Garrison, dated Philadelphia 1833; floral watercolors and calligraphed poems by Philadelphia Quaker activist, educator, and artist Sarah Mapps Douglass; essay, "Moral Reform," dated Philadelphia 1834, by Harrisburg businessman and activist William Whipper; calligraphed version of Washington Irving's poem, "The Wife," by New York African American engraver Patrick Henry Reason dated New York 1839; poem about "Friendship" dated 1837 by anti-slavery activist and gentleman, Robert Purvis; prose on faith penned in 1853 by women right's activist and abolitionist Lucy Stone; floral watercolors, poems and prose on friendship, womanhood, abolition, and remembrance by Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society associates Margaretta Forten, Mary Forten, Sarah Forten Purvis, Rebecca Buffum, Susan C. Wright, and Hannah L. Stickney; memorials to his deceased wife and daughter by Baltimore African Methodist Episcopal Bishop Daniel Alexander Payne written in 1849; and an essay by abolitionist Reverend Isiah George DeGrasse dated Bridgewater 1836. Additional contributions by Baltimore gentlewoman and anti-slavery activist Emily Willson; anti-slavery activist Ann Warren Weston; Philadelphia barber and activist John Chew; abolitionist James Miller M'Kim; University of Glasgow trained activist James McCune Smith; Boston reformer Wendell Phillips; C.L.R., possibly Charles L. Reason, abolitionist and brother of engraver Patrick Henry Reason; A.W.H., possibly Quaker abolitionist Anna W. Hopper, and E.G., possibly Quaker abolitionist Elizabeth Garrigues., Also includes sketches and a poem by Lydia A. Bowser and unattributed watercolors and sketches possibly by Amy Matilda Cassey., Embossed and gilt morocco binding with blue moiré silk doublures., LCP AR (Annual Report) 1998, p. 25-35., Cassey, an abolitionist, temperance and civil rights activist and founding member of the interracial Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society and the African American literary and science society, Gilbert Lyceum, was the daughter of New York black community leader, Reverend Peter Williams. She was the wife of Philadelphia businessman and civil rights activist Joseph Cassey, and later married Boston anti-slavery lecturer Charles Lenox Remond.

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. Member's Annual ticket.
Illustrated ticket containing an allegorical scene set in lush surroundings. Shows the figure of Pennsylvania under an arch covered in vinery and attended by cherubic-like boys holding baskets of produce above their heads. The society organized in 1827 with the mission "to inspire a taste for one of the most rational and pleasing amusements of man.", Issued to [H.?] J. Sharpless., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Forms part of Scrapbook of Ephemera [8608.F].

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society [ticket]
Illustrated ticket to "Admit a Lady to the Stated Meetings of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society on the Third Thursday evening of each month Available for One Year ending Septr. 1855. This will also serve for a single admission to a Lady or Gentleman at the Annual Exhibition." Text framed by garlands of flowers. The society organized in 1827 with the mission "to inspire a taste for one of the most rational and pleasing amusements of man.", Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Forms part of Scrapbook of Ephemera [8608.F].

Peters Island, Fairmount Park, Philada. [graphic] / A.K.
Lithograph showing a man and woman horseback riding, a gentleman walking with his cane, and a man walking with two horses on a towpath in the foreground and Peter's Island, a canal boat, row boat and larger steam vessel on the Schuylkill River in the background. Peter's Island was immediately north of the Columbia Railroad Bridge in Fairmount Park., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Phila. [graphic].
Watercolor showing a small sailboat on a tree-lined river, presumably the Schuylkill River. Includes a building on the opposite bank of the river in the background., Title from manuscript note on recto., Manuscript note in pencil on recto: 1842., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

[Philadelphia Inquirer art supplements]
Series of art supplements depicting genre, historical and allegorical scenes, landscapes, portraiture, and character studies. Includes "Aurora" showing a female fairy figure; "The Pilot" portrait of a sea captain; "The Partners" showing a girl and boy with a broom and shovel; "Tambourine Girl"; "Playmates" of a girl and a cat; "Deep Sea Fisherman"; "Night of the Ball" depicting an exterior view of a palatial estate with an inset showing a fancily-attired young lady; "One of the Four Hundred" showing a boy costumed as a vagabond; "By the Sea" showing an African American seaman; an older man reading "Fairy Tales" to a young girl; "Sheik of the Desert"; "A Lively Scrimmage" during a football game; a dog inspecting "Five O'Clock Tea"; a clergyman having "A Disappointing Luncheon"; a view "Off the Belgium Coast near Ostend"; "Spring" and fall landscapes; "Does You Mother Know You're Out" depicting a little girl with a newly hatched chick; "Napoleon and the Old Guard"; "Wellington and His Soldiers"; a couple on "A Honeymoon at Niagara"; and a lady portrayed fancifully "Among the Roses.", Title supplied by cataloger., Various artists, including M. Duboy, C.L. Van Vredenburgh, Charles P. Gruppe, A. I. Keller, and W. Merritt Post., Various printers, including Forbes Lithograph Manufacturing Company; Leopold Gast & Brother; Julius Bien & Co.; Donaldson Bros.; Ketterlinus; and J. Ottmann., Two of prints designed to stand as display cards., Originally part of Specimens Album [P.9349]., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Added to African Americana Digital Collection through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of the Commonwealth Libraries, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett, Governor, 2013-2014.

Philadelphia [viewbook]
Souvenir viewbook, probably issued during the Centennial Exhibition of 1876, containing fifteen captioned views of prominent sites and landmarks in the city. Contains views of "Independence Hall" (520 Chestnut Street); "Independence Chamber," i.e., the Assembly Room used as an exhibit gallery; the "Public Buildings," (i.e., City Hall, built 1873-1901); "New Post Office" (South Ninth and Chestnut streets, built 1873-1884); the "Masonic Temple" (1-33 North Broad Street, built 1868-1873); "United States Mint" (1331-1337 Chestnut Street); the 400 block of "Chestnut Street" including the Custom House, the United States Post Office and Courthouse (completed 1863) misidentified as the Public Ledger Building, and Bankers Row; "New Academy of Natural Sciences" (built 1868, 1900 block Race Street); "Academy of Fine Arts" (118-26 North Eighteenth Street, completed 1876); "Horticultural Hall" (built 1867, razed 1881) and "Academy of Music" on the 200 block of South Broad Street; University of Pennsylvania in West Philadelphia; the main hall and statuary at "Girard College"; Fairmount Water Works; and Girard Avenue Bridge. Also contains a panoramic, bird's eye view "Philadelphia, Seen from West-Philadelphia" captioned with the names of major streets and the Centennial Exhibition buildings, Art Gallery and Main Hall. Views also show the New York Connecting Railroad Bridge; street and pedestrian traffic, including horse-drawn vehicles; signage; adjacent buildings and businesses; and flags., Publication information from variant copy., Title from embossed blue moracco binding, front cover stamped: Philadelphia., Prints connected by accordion folds. Verso of folds stamped with the name of the distributor, Hall & Garrison, Philada. & New York, and variant promotional text, including Compliments of; Fine Cabinet Work; Mill Work; Mirrors; Picture Frames; Ornamental Mouldings; Fine Furniture; and Interior Decorations., Hall & Garrison was a looking glass, picture frames, interior decoration, and cabinetry manufactory in operation in Philadelphia by 1867. The business relocated from the 900 block of North Third Street to 1128 Washington Avenue about 1873. By the 1880s, the firm shipped its materials internationally, including Russia., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., George C. Reukauff owned Hall & Garrison Looking Glass & Picture Frame Manufactory., Housed in phase box., Gift of Helen Beitler.

Philadelphia Zoo photograph album
Album of photographs predominantly showing the grounds of the Philadelphia Zoo in Fairmount Park, in West Philadelphia. Contains views of the Victorian-style gatehouse after the designs of Frank Furness; "The Dying Lioness" statue after the design of Wilhelm Wolff casted in 1875 at the entrance courtyard; lions, tigers, a jaguar and a zebra walking, standing, and grazing in their caged areas; an elephant, camel, lama, mountain goat, and caribou in fenced yards; buffalo grazing on a pasture; and Solitude, the country retreat of John Penn built in 1785 on the grounds of the zoo (miscaptioned as "Wm Penn's House, Fairmount Park"). Images include zoo keepers, visitors, gates, fencing, "Admission Today" signage, and partial views of other buildings on the zoo grounds. Also contains portrait photographs of a man and woman, probably Josie and Emil, and sculler "Andrew C. Craig, Undine Boat Club" on the Schuylkill River. Craig view also includes cityscape and trees along the riverbank in the background. The Philadelphia Zoo, the first in the nation, opened in 1874., Calligraphed on cover: Photographs., Contains pasted label on front page: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to Uncle Joe from Josie & Emil., Contains pasted label on back cover: Ward's Souvenir Album. Made in Light Gray and Dark Gray Leaves. This book is no. 141., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Housed in phase box.

Photograph album
Photograph album belonging to Philadelphia amateur photographer John C. Browne. Contains landscape and architectural views of the Delaware Valley and Central Pennsylvania, informal portraits of family and friends, and canal boat excursions of the Photographic Society of Philadelphia, including over the Pennsylvania Canal to Harrisburg (1879) and Morris Canal (1880). Images depict "Bartram's house, Gray's Ferry"; Cobbs Creek, including the Old Powder House; Wissahickon; Jay Cooke's Ogontz estate; Mill Creek (Lower Merion Township); the Philadelphia Zoo monkey house; Chelten Hills; Laurel Hill; Delaware Water Gap, including G. W. Childs arbor, Kittany House, Promontory, Lovers Leap, Young's Peak, and Mt. Minsi; falls, creeks, and Dingman's Ferry in Pike County, Pa.; sites along the Juniata Division of Pennsylvania Canal, including mill races, iron furnaces, Pennsylvania Rail Road bridges, and canal locks at or near Bridgeport, Dauphin, and Rockville; and sites along the Morris Canal, including canal boat planes and hoisting tower, Hopatcong Lake, Little Falls, and Passaic Falls., Other images show the English Cottage on the Centennial grounds (1877); strung hunted game and fish; landscape views of Sea Bright and Belvidere, N.J. and the Delaware near Torresdale; a posed "sweethearts" scene "On the Pennypack" (1878); and a group portrait of the Photographic Society (Samuel F. Corlies, Charles Pancoast, Charles Barrington, Samuel Sartain, Joseph William Bates, W. S. Vaux, Dr. Carl Seiler, Thomas H. McCollin, Thomas B. Craig) with cameras and fishing equipment during the Morris Canal excursion. Other portrait views include Mr. and Mrs. S. Fisher Corlies, Mamie Lloyd, Sallie Bacon, Jesse S. Graves, Alice E. Browne, Susie Hacker, Samuel Fox, and Charles Palmer. Some photographs show a photographer using his camera and several of the canal excursion views include the canal boats "Zuleika" (Pennsylvania Canal) and "Katie Kellogg" and her mule team "Tom & Baby" (Morris Canal)., Front free end paper signed John C. Browne., Photographs identified by inscriptions below images. Majority are date and some annotated "Washed Emulsion.", Red cloth binding, with gilt, and stamped on cover: Album., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., An article by Browne, "The Waterfalls of Pike County, Pa.," describing a trip to photograph natural scenery in Pike County appears in Philadelphia Photographer, Vol. XIII, no. 151 (July 1876), pages 208-211., LCP AR [Annual Reports] 1989 p. 33-34., Browne was a founder of the Photographic Society of Philadelphia.

Photograph album
Photograph album compiled by James B. Nicholson containing predominantly portrait photographs of prominent local and national members of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and their families, including men, women, and children. Photographs depict full-length, bust-length, and vignette portraits; group portraiture; and collages. Several male sitters wear the regalia of the Odd Fellows and most sitters are fashionably attired. Group portraiture depicts employees of Pawson and Nicholson in front of the bookbinding shop (139 S. Seventh), and rosters and meetings and excursions of members of the fraternal organization (1870s-1880s), including Warrior Lodge, no. 873. Collages include portraits of the Rulafson family of San Francisco and examples of work from the respected photographic firm Bradley & Rulafson. Also includes images of the photography department and sculpture at the Centennial Exhibition (1876); photographic reproductions of a Sir Walter Scott manuscript donated to the Sanitary Fair (1864), and an Odd Fellow membership certificate and medal; and a John Sartain engraved portrait of "E. Grand Captain General of Pennsylvania" Varhan Smith., Sitters include James B. Nicholson (often attired in regalia), his wife Adelaide, and sons Clarence and celebrated Civil War Colonel John Page; James Alexander Bartram ("first cousin of my father");; Past Grand Master George F. Borie; orator Henry Armitt Brown; Nicholson's partner James Pawson; Pennsylvania state senator George D. Jackson; businessman and District Deputy Grand Master, Clarion County Ruloff Ruloffson; Philadelphia businessman and Grand Treasurer M. Richards Muckle; Grand Sire Samuel H. Perkins; Past Grand Master Francis M. Rea; "Grand Master" Alfred R. Potter; the family of Past Grand Master Samuel Haworth; and "Gutekunst's daughter" attired in a costume., Green morocco binding., Spine stamped: Photographs., Photographers indentified by inscriptions on album page., Several sitters identified by inscriptions on album page. Many noted as "Deceased.", Multiple portraits arranged as collages on many of the album pages., Various photographers include W. H. Bennett, P. E. Chillman, Frederick Gutekunst, and David Lothrop., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Album housed in phase box with index to sitters., James Bartram Nicholson was a premier Philadelphia bookbinder in the partnership Pawson & Nicholson established in 1848. He was also a prominent member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows serving as a Grand Sire (1863-1864), grand scribe, and grand secretary (1863-1901), as well as authored "I.O.O.F.: The Story of 65 or The History of the Grand Lodge of the United States... (1896)." He married Adelaide Broadnix (b. ca. 1822) in 1841 and with her had three sons, Colonel John Page (1842-1922), Howard B. (b. ca. 1855) and bookbinder Clarence S. Nicholson (b. ca. 1858) and a daughter Eliza (b. ca. 1852).

Photograph album
Photograph album belonging to Philadelphia amateur photographer John C. Browne. Contains informal portraits of family friends and views of excursions and landmarks in Bethlehem and Nazareth, Pa.; Wilmington, De.; Belividere and Burlington, N.J.; and the Philadelphia area. Images depict the Pennock-Miller family Delaware County mansion Forest Hill, including the library, "Mrs. Pennock's [ceramic] Collection," greenhouse, and Sarah Pennock Miller with her son Caspar on a mule; Old Moravian Boarding School, Moravian Sisters House, Protestant Episcopal Church, and "Old Oil Mill" (Bethlehem); Old Swedes Church (Wilmington); and an old Moravian brewery, buildings, and Whitfield House (Nazareth). Other photographs depict Haines Spring house; "Andersons" at Belvidere; a family picnic at Pierson's Ravine (Belvidere); the Wissahickon; [Fairmount?] "Park guard house"; portraits of a family dog and posed portraits of Mary (Mame) Steele, including one showing the extreme length of her tresses, and Ettie Lewis, Anna, May, Katie and Bessie Shippen attired in costume. Some views include fellow amateur photographer architect George W. Hewitt. One Bethlehem view also shows D. & A. Luckenbach mill., Front free end paper signed John C. Browne., Photographs identified by inscriptions below images. Some annotated "Dry (albumen)" or "Dry.", Green cloth binding, with gilt, and stamped on cover: Album., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Two photographs of "Pennocks House" removed prior to acquisition by repository., Eight inserted loose prints in envelopes removed and housed separately in John C. Browne Collection., LCP AR [Annual Reports] 1989 p. 33-34., Inventory available at repository.

Photograph album
Album of photographs compiled and some possibly taken by Albert Hatch showing city and landscape views and family views and portraits. Photographs depict Atlantic City; Fairmount Park, including the water works and the Wissahickon Creek; Schooley family residences, landmarks, and the 1888 reunion in Luzerne County, Pa., including the residence of Joanna Schooley (West Pittston), the "Old Homestead" (Wyoming), the residence of H. N. Schooley before and after renovations in 1888, and the Schooley Breaker (Sturmerville) and Mill (Luzerne); lighthouses at Sandy Hook, N.J. and Neversink, N.Y.; and the White Mountains, N.H. Images also show the 500 block of North Twenty-Fifth Street, including Hatch's residence; the Girard Avenue Bridge and tunnel; the Old Red Bridge and Thorps Lane Bridge (Wissahickon), and "Old Smithy", a view by John Moran of a "smith" in front of his stone cabin shop in the woods. Also contains unidentified landscape views by Moran, and frontispiece photographs removed from late 1880s editions of "The Philadelphia Photographer," including views of South Africa and "The Kiosk of Isis" (Bed of Pharoah) at Philae Island., Calligraphed on cover: Photographs., Insert: Permission card issued to Mr. Albert Hatch, No. 577 N. 25 St. Recto contains stamps: Albert Hatch 190 Lambert St., Phila, Pa.; Albert Hatch 1616 Montgomery Ave. Verso printed: Permission has been granted to you to take Photographic Views in the Park during 1885. Good until revoked by the Committee on superintendance [use?] J. M. Dougherty, Secretary., Contains pasted label on back cover: Howard Album. Interchangeable Cards, Scovill Mf'g Co., N. Y. Patented and Label Registered., Photographers include George Hanmer Croughton; Lulu Farini; John Moran; and E. L. Wilson., Several of the photographs identified from captions below the images., Names of photographers from inscriptions below the images., Brown leather binding stamped: Photographs., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Gift of Agnes Kelly., Housed in phase box., Albert Hatch, son of Massachusetts-born, real estate broker Edward Hatch, was an amateur photographer who worked as a clerk at the U.S. Post Office from the late 1880s into the early 20th century. He was married in 1886 to Alice C. Schooley, who was from a family active in the milling and mining industry in and near Wyoming, Pa, including her brother Henry N. and Aunt Joanna. The couple had two children, including Augusta Hatch (b. 1868), who married James Kelly in 1890.

Photograph album of Philadelphia and vicinity
Photograph album compiled by Philadelphia photographer Robert Newell containing views by the photographer and his peers, including F. De. B. Richards. Images depict major city landmarks and views of Fairmount Park, including benevolent, educational and financial institutions, historic sites, residences, churches and meetinghouses, bridges, and hotels and taverns. Sites documented include Broad Street (Civil War) Hospital; Foster Home (Twenty-Fourth and Poplar); Germantown Academy; the former bookstore and printing office of William Young (200-204 Chestnut); Landing Avenue during alterations (East bank of Schuylkill); Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (old and new); Carpenters Hall; Independence Hall; Academy of Music; Merchants' Exchange; Girard, Farmers', Mechanics', Pennsylvania, and Fourth National banks; Bartram's, Keene, and Rittenhouse mansions; Woodford residence (Fairmount Park); Washington's residence (Germantown); Womrath property, "where the first 4th of July" was celebrated" (4216 Frankford); Oldest house in Lansdown" (West Fairmount Park); Old Farm house (Broad and Oxford); St. Judes Episcopal church; Fairmount Water Works, and boat houses and ice houses along the Schuylkill; Cedar Hill, Laurel Hill and Woodlands cemeteries; Columbia, Old Callowhill Street, Girard Avenue, and New York Connecting Railroad bridges; Continental, Valley Green, Maple Spring, Markley's and Cole's hotels; and "Punch Bowl" (2100 Broad), "Abbey" (Hunting Park and Wissahickon Aves), Old Buck? (Lancaster Pike) and Old Grey's Ferry taverns., Images also include neighboring and tenant businesses, including Charles Oakford & Sons, hats, Continental Hotel (29a), John C. Clark & Sons, stationers and printers, L. S. Boyer & Co., coal, and a "Shaving and Hair Cutting Emporium," on 228-232 South Third (29b), and a real estate office, 524 Arch (45b); street vendors (74b); and broadsides displayed on buildings and walls (49b & 79b). Several of the Fairmount views also show visitors, patrons to refreshment saloons, and park guards. Scrapbook also contains a small number of photographic reproductions of engravings, including one of Masonic Hall (700 block Chestnut) and images reproduced in R. Newell & Son's "Old Landmark" series (1876), including Old Swede's Church, Friends Almshouse, and Robert Morris Hotel., Title supplied by cataloger., Some of the contents identified by inscriptions on album pages. Inscriptions annotated and corrected in different hand., Texts from R. Newell & Son's "Old Landmark" series tipped in between album pages., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Images from album reproduced in The Print and Photograph Department of the Library Company of Philadelphia's Center City Philadelphia in the 19th century (Portsmouth, N.H.: Arcadia Publishing, 2006)., Album reformatted for conservation. Housed in two phase boxes, including binding and index., Robert Newell, the prominent Philadelphia commercial photographer operated a studio from circa 1855 to 1900. His firm, which originally specialized in portraiture, later focused on "Artistic Business and Landscape Photographs" and was reorganized as R. Newell & Son circa 1872. In 1876, the studio (Robert and Henry Newell) issued a series of six viewbooks under the title "Old Landmarks & Relics of Philadelphia." Newell also produced series of stereographs during the 1860s depicting commercial streets, the volunteer fire companies, and views of Fairmount Park and local cemeteries, as well as invented acid proof photographic ware in the 1870s.

[Photographic Society of Philadelphia's Chesapeake & Ohio Canal excursion, May 21-29, 1882 album]
Album belonging to Philadelphia amateur photographer John C. Browne. Primarily documents the Photographic Society of Philadelphia's Chesapeake & Ohio Canal excursion (May 21-29, 1882), including views of the Falls of the Potomac, Point of Rocks, Md., Harpers Ferry, Va., and Bedford, Pa. Society members attending the excursion included Charles Barrington, Joseph William Bates, Charles Pancoast, Frederick Graff, Samuel Corlies, George Bacon Wood, Samuel Sartain, W.H. Walmsley, Francis T. Fassitt, lens maker Joseph Zentmayer, Thomas H. McCollin, and Browne. Views depict scenes during the excursion along the canal, including canal barges; bridges, aquaducts; Paw Paw Tunnel; John Brown's Fort; a Bedford woman attending an outside bake oven; an African American boy sitting upon a porch of an old Maryland mill; the Photo Party at Patterson's Creek, Md.; a horse team pulling an oak log near Harper's Ferry; an old Bedford mill; and a barn covered with circus posters. Additional views depict the Brooklyn Bridge; sailing vessels on the New York Harbor, including the steamboat Maryland; and animals at the Philadelphia Zoo. Other animal portraiture includes horses posed with African American handlers (p.26-7), a cow and calf at Forrest Hill, PA, a pony ride at Central Park, and family dogs. Also includes a portrait of Lizzie Gilpin at Forrest Hill., Title supplied by cataloger., Front free end paper signed John C. Browne., Blue cloth binding, with gilt and stamped: Album., Retrospective conversion record: original entry, edited., See John C. Browne's "The Photographic Society of Philadelphia Annual Excursion, May 21-29, 1882," Philadelphia Photographer 19 (July 1882), p. 213-215., See George Bacon Wood research file, copy of "Excursion of the Photographic Society of Philadelphia over the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, May 22 to 29th 1882. Read at meeting June 7th, 1882 by Geo. B. Wood.", Insert: handkerchief printed with photograph vignettes [P.9318a] removed and housed with Textiles Collection, Print Department., Added to African Americana Digital Collection through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of the Commonwealth Libraries, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett, Governor, 2013-2014., Browne was a founder of the Photographic Society of Philadelphia.

Photographic views of New City Building
Albums of progress photographs of the early construction of City Hall built 1871-1901 on Penn Square after the designs of John McArthur, Jr. Photographs show different stages of the construction of the foundation and lower floor of the building between 1873 and 1875. Includes images of the dirt sub basement; construction materials, equipment, and workers; aerial views of the built foundation; partially completed walls and abutments; and studio views of columns and architectural ornaments. Several of the views include scaffolding; horse-drawn carts; pulleys; piles of construction debris; Pennsylvania Railroad cars on Market Street; and workers and well-dressed men, probably the commissioners, reviewing and posed on or near constructed parts of the building and construction materials. Views also show surrounding cityscape, including the Masonic Temple (Broad and Filbert); United States Mint (1331-1337 Chestnut Street); the Seventh Presbyterian Church (Broad Street above Chestnut Street); Pennsylvania Railroad Freight Depot (13th and Market); La Salle College High School (Filbert and Juniper); Sharpless & Watts, flooring tile (1325 Market Street); the spires of Arch Street Methodist Episcopal Church (s.w. cor. Broad & Arch) and First Baptist Church (n.w. cor. Broad and Arch); and other surrounding businesses (beer hall, wall paper, and furniture) and residences., Volume 1 (Oct. 1873-Aug. 1874) contains two tipped in letters, dated December 26, 1873 and June 27, 1874, from President of the Commissioners for the Erection of the Public Buidlings Samuel C. Perkins. Correspondence presents the stereographs, "authorized to be taken by the commissioners," as a means for the library to "have for preservation in [the] archives a complete photographic record of the progress of a work which under any aspect must be considered as of marked importance in our local history.", Stereographs numbered, dated, and printed with the series title "Views of Construction in Sub-Basement" or "Views of Construction" and the names of the architect, chief assistant, and board of commissioners on the verso., Calf bindings, polished and mottled., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Volume 1 image reproduced in The Print and Photograph Department of the Library Company of Philadelphia's Center City Philadelphia in the 19th century (Portsmouth, N.H.: Arcadia Publishing, 2006), p. 116., Samuel C. Perkins, a Philadelphia lawyer, served as president of the Commissioners for the Erection of the Public Buidlings 1872-1891., Housed in phase boxes.

Photographs taken by Robert Waln Leaming 1865-1875 at Ashwood, Villa Nova, Delaware County, Penna. Lancaster Pike and Spring Mill Road
Album containing 67 photographs showing the grounds and residence of the Ashwood estate near Villanova during different seasons; neighboring properties in Delaware and Montgomery counties; and formally posed family portraiture. Images include the front and rear facade of the Ashwood residence and landscape views of the grounds; Paxson's Mill and Dam in Radnor; J. Howard Lewis's paper mill at Darby Creek; 'Hammer Hollow," including the mill dam; Gulph Mill (Montgomery County); Leaming's other family estate Waln Grove near Frankford; old spring houses near Gulph Mill and Paxson's Mill; and Ancrum, "Seat of the Scotts Baronets of Ancrum Scotland." Many of the estate views include Leaming's wife and children (attired in clothing appropriate to the season) posed at the residence and on the grounds, including near fences, the barn, woods, and creek and in characters, as tableaux, and with farm and domesticated pets. Also contains photographic reproductions and photo-collages. Reproductions depict the the "Scott of Ancrum" family tree and Leaming's painting "Where the Sea Mew roams" and the collages show Leaming's daughters in a parlor setting (possibly Ashwood) and painted works by Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier, James Reid Lambdin, and Edwin Henry Landseer including the visage of Robert Waln Leaming. Other portrait sitters include Alice Burda, Tom Stewart, "Our Truck-man" in his horse-drawn buggy; the "Coachman" with horse "'Nelly'"and Mrs. Scott, i.e., probably, Leaming's mother-in-law Mary Emlen Scott, Blue morocco binding, plate on front cover: R. W. Leaming and stamped: Photographs., Title from inscription on front free end paper. Also includes family tree of descendants of Robert Waln Leaming and his wife Julia Scott (1821-1914)., Insert: Portrait print of Robert Waln engraved by Samuel Sartain after 1825 painting by Jacob Eicholtz. Verso inscribed with biographical information., Captions by Robert Waln Leaming below the images., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., LCP AR [Annual Report] 1999, p. 45-46., Gift of Mrs. Clifford Lewis III., Housed in phase box., Robert Waln Leaming, grandson of China Trade merchant Robert Waln, was a merchant by trade who also painted and practiced photography. He was married to Julia Scott, descended from the royal Scotts of Ancrum, with whom he had four children Rebecca, i.e., Reb (1850-1911); Mary, i.e., Mame (1851-1911); Julia, i.e., Duly (1854-1913), and Thomas (1856-1911). Leaming was also an active member of the Photographic Society of Philadelphia. His residence Ashwood, not to be confused with the Penn-Gaskell/DeCosta property of the same name (208 Ashwood Road, Villanova), was razed in the late 19th century.

[Plate 1 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
[Plate 1 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate depicts section of the 200 block of Chestnut Street (42-59 pre-consolidation). South side includes William McMakin, Tailor (42); Wm. [G.] Mason, Printing and Engraving (46); McAllister & Co., Walking Canes & Spectacles (48); Wm. Curry's Wholesale & Retail Trimming Store (50); F. H. Smith, Pocket Book & Port Monnaie (52 1/2); J. E. Van Meter & Co., Paper Hangings (54); Charles Ellis & Co., Druggists & Importers of English, French & German Drugs (36); and Joseph Fisher, Thermometers (for distilling). North side includes H. A. Dreer's Seed & Horticultural Warehouse (59); J. G. Falconer, French millinery and J. N. Torr, Card and Fancy Job Printing (57); Bank of Commerce with the offices of Browns & Bowen (55); Clarenbach & Herder, Cutlery (51); and R. Magee, Bookseller and Stationer (45). Also shows partial view of Strawberry Street. Plate also includes a detail showing a donut-shaped object captioned “Blacking” pasted on the depicted roof of the Curry building (50)., Advertisements promote the businesses depicted, except Bank of Commerce, as well as Thomas Hargrave, Plain and Ornamental Marble Worker and Designer, Corner of Ridge Road and Thirteenth St., Philadelphia; Marble-colored and Fancy Papers, Wholesale and Retail, Manufactured by Joshua M. Raybold, Goldsmith's Hall, Library Street, Philadelphia; George Hummel's Premium Essence of Coffee Manufactured and Sold, Wholesale and Retail, by Daniel Bohler & Co., No. 218 Callowhill Street, above Sixth; and J. Dougherty's Black Expectorant Syrup, No. 26 North Sixth Street, Between Market and Arch Streets, Philadelphia. Majority of advertisements include several lines of promotional text and ornamented types, as well as a few include wood engraved vignettes. Mason (50) advertisement lists the materials produced, including seals, presses, paper stamps, cards, tickets, blanks, and door plates. Vignettes depict a woman leaning on a sepulchral monument (Hargrave), portrait of J. Dougherty holding his “Black” syrup, and a shears (Clarenbach & Herder)., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 2., LCP also holds trimmed duplicate depicting the North side [Rae - Chestnut Street (8)1322.F.7a] .

[Plate 10 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate depicts section of the 600 block of Chestnut Street (154-213 pre-consolidation). South side includes Swaim’s Building (160-164) tenanted by Barnum’s Museum and Edward L. Walker, Music Store and Piano Dealer (160); Lee & Walker, Successors to G. Willig, music store (162); and C. G. Henderson & Co., Booksellers and Publishers (164). North side includes Ambrose Smith, Druggist (213); F. Mahan, Publisher of Philadelphia Fashions (211); Leonard Benkert, Boot Store (209); Columbia House operated by Ferguson & Brothers and tenanted by E. G. Dorsey, Tailor (207). Swaim’s Building adorned with a flag, circus billboard illustrated with a seal, and a sign directing individuals to Swaim’s Laboratory. Plate also includes an unidentified residence with walled courtyard adjacent to Swaim’s. Swaim’s Building and Swaim’s Laboratory signage (160-164) included on plate as pasted-on details., Advertisements promote eight of the businesses depicted and Swaim’s Celebrated Panacea (New York agents Schieffelin Brothers & Co., later W.H. Schieffelin & Co.). Swaim’s full-page advertisement contains endorsements, several lines of promotional text, including "Beware of Imposition," and a description of the bottle label composed by Philadelphia bank note engravers Draper & Co. Smaller advertisements contain promotional text and ornamented type. Barnum’s text includes a description of the exhibits and performances at the Lecture Room and Mahan’s provides prices for his fashion plates., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 11., LCP also holds trimmed duplicate depicting North side [P.2008.34.16.4].

[Plate 11 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate showing a section of the 700 block (166-213 pre consolidation) of Chestnut Street. South side includes Mrs. M. Burke's Millenery [sic] Rooms and Winchester & Scott, Gentlemen's Furnishing Store (172); Cornelius & Co., Gas Fixtures (176); Willis P. Hazard, Cheap Book Store (178); and McClees & Germon, Daguerreotype Rooms and Jos. S. Natt, Looking Glasses (182). North side includes the Masonic Hall (built 1808-1811 after the designs of William Strickland) and tenant businesses, including D. A. Warden, Pianos, Melodeons, [A. D. K.] Moore, Fancy Stationery, and A. Hildebrandt, Fancy Baskets & Toys (225); Washington House hotel with offices of the proprietor A. F. Glass (221-223); china ware importers Tyndale & Mitchell (219); Geo. W. Ward, Gentleman's Furnishings Store (217); Sturdivant's House hotel (215); and Warne's Rifle & Pistol Gallery (213). Also shows the Warne façade adorned with a sign illustrated with the figure of a man pointing to the left., Advertisements promote twelve of the businesses depicted, including McClees & Germon who advertise "The increased width of the street, occasioned by the recess formed by the Masonic Hall, (which is directly opposite) and a front almost entirely of glass, give facilities for an operating room on the Second Floor, with a North light, (the most pleasant, effective and certain of all others, where a sufficiency can be obtained,) possessed by no other establishment of the city…." Several of the advertisements contain ornamented type and two contain illustrations depicting a man pointing (Warne's) and a man's shirt (Ward's Improved Pattern, Warranted to Fit)., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 12., LCP also holds trimmed duplicates depicting North side [P.2008.34.16.7 and (1)1322.F.274] and trimmed duplicate depicting South side [P.2008.34.16.9].

[Plate 14 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate showing a section of the 800 block (216-277) of Chestnut Street. South side includes J. S. Earle, Looking Glasses, Oil Paintings, Portrait & Picture Frames (216); W.H. Carryl, Curtain Store (218); Welch’s National Circus theater (224); Joseph M. Wilson, Bookseller & Stationer (228); and John Mustin Trimming Store (240). North side (unnumbered) includes Girard House, Presbury & Billings, proprietors., Advertisements promote six of the depicted businesses (Wilson, Mustin, Jr., Welch’s, Carryl, Earle, and Girard House). Advertisements contain lines of promotional text and ornamented type. Earle also promotes "Old and Valuable Paintings repaired, relined, and restored to their original beauty" and the Girard House notes it is "new, large, and probably the most beautiful hotel in the world.", Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 15.

[Unnumbered plate and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate 15 showing a section of the 900 block (244-293) of Chestnut Street. South side includes Burd Mansion (identified with pencil inscription) and C. N. Robinson, Looking Glasses (248). North side includes Markoe House, W. Watson, proprietor (293); the women's exchange Ladies Depository (289); S. H. Mattson, Tailor (287); boot and shoe maker M. Lauer & Co. (285); E. Griffith, Fancy Dry Goods (283); J. H. Farrand’s, Confectionery (281); C. Dan[g]uy , Hair Dresser (279); and Charles S. Rand, Druggist & Chemist (279)., Accompanying advertisements promote ten of the depicted businesses, as well as businesses from adjacent plate, including F. A. Hoyt’s Boy’s Clothing Store (264); T. W. Dufrene, Composition Marble Cement (Chestnut, below Tenth); Rand; Danguy; Farrand; Laurer; Mattson; and the Ladies Depository. Advertisements contain promotional text and ornamented type. Promotions include Rand noting the availability of "Vaccine Virus"; Dufrene highlighting the advantages of imitation marble; and the Ladies Depository listing "Surplices, Ladies and Gentlemans Dressing Gowns, as well as Plain and Fancy Needlework, of every description, neatly executed, - also marking with Indelible Ink.", Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., LCP also holds trimmed duplicate depicting North side [P.2008.34.16.13]., Folder 16.

[Plate 2 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate depicts section of the 200 block of Chestnut Street (60-75 pre-consolidation). South side includes J. Stockman & Son, Pencil Case & Thimble Manufactory (60); Penrose Fell, Tailor (62); B. G. Atkinson, Tailor (64); S. Hopper, Watches & Jewelry (66); Goodyear's Insoluble Rubber (68); Wm. Boning, Watches & Jewelry (70); E.G. Whitman, Confectionery (72); and Dunn's Eating Saloon (74). North side includes E. G. Whitman, Confectioner and Fruit Dealer (71); D. Landreth, Seeds & Tools for Farming & Gardening; E. Shannon, Tea Warehouse; and hides and leather dealer J. Howell & Co. Also shows part of Exchange Place and Bank Street. Whitman signage (72) included on plate as pasted-on details., Advertisements promote four of the businesses depicted (Allen, Hopper, Stockman & Son, and Whitman) and Mechanics' Union Association. Full-page Association advertisement details members' disability benefits and the union's weekly journal. Stockman& Son promotes their stock of gold and silver wares, including " Everpointed Pencils," thimbles, silver spoons, butter knives, purse clasps, and finger shields. Depicted businesses' advertisements include ornamented types and a vignette of a watch (Hopper)., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 3., LCP also holds trimmed duplicate depicting North side [P.2008.34.16.1].

[Plate 3 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate depicts section of the 200 block of Chestnut Street (75-94 pre-consolidation). South side includes Geo. P. Mclean, Looking Glass & Picture Frame Manufacturer (78); Dr. Jayne & Son, Druggists (84-86); tailors C. C. Watson & Son (92); and U.S. Life Insurance, Annuity & Trust Co. (94). North side includes Daily News (91); Kinsley & Co., Package Express (89); Jas. Bailie's Wine Store (85); and Congress Hall, P. Thurston proprietor., Advertisements promote the depicted businesses: U.S. Life Insurance, Annuity & Trust Co.; Chas. C. Watson & Son; David Jayne & Son, Geo. P. McLean; Daily News; Congress Hall; and Kinsley & Co. Majority of advertisements include several lines of promotional text and ornamented types., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 4.

[Plate 4 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate depicts section of the 300 block of Chestnut Street (93-110 pre-consolidation). South side includes Public Ledger Office (96); J. & J. L. Gihon, Book Bindery (98); J. P. & D. C. Collins & Co., Daguerreotypists, Office of the New Line of Magnetic Tela., and Belrose & Faye, Paper Hangings (100); John Kelley & Co., Tailor (102); Charles Oakford, Hats, Caps, & Furs Wholesale & Retail (104); Ennis' Gallery of Daguerreotypes and watch and jewelry dealer J. & W. L. Ward (106); Wm. H. Maurice, Stationer (108); and merchant tailor H. S. Ogden and safe manufacturer Milnor & Shaw (110). North side includes Franklin House tenanted by Lewis Ladomus, Watches & Jewelry (103); J. Thornley's India Rubber Emporium & Manufactory and The Morse Magnetic Telegraph Offices (101); Bank of North America (99); R. Buist Nurseryman & Seed Grower (97); Shepherd, Clothing (95); and L. Pelouze, Phil. Type Foundry (93). Also shows parts of Third Street, Hudson's Alley, and Franklin Place. Milnor & Shaw signage (110) included on plate as pasted-on detail. Also shows jewelry on display in the Ladomus windows., Advertisements promote the businesses depicted, including a full page for Milnor & Shaw, Manufacturers of the Phoenix Fire & Thief Proof Iron Safes, No. 10 Hudson's Alley. Advertisement also includes vignettes of two different models of safe, one flat-topped and one curved-topped. The smaller advertisements contain ornamented type and lines of text. R. Buist (97) promotion also includes a decorative border comprised of farm implements and produce., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 5.

[Plate 5 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate depicts section of the 300 block of Chestnut Street (111-129 pre-consolidation). South side includes Eugene Roussel/X. Bazin, Importer & Manufacturer of Perfumery (114); J. Craig's Cheap Job Printing Office and Adams & Co.'s Express (116); Hart, Montgomery & Co., Paper Hangings (118); Jules Hauel, Perfumer & Importer (120); Thomas C. Garrett & Co., Watches & Jewelry (122); A. Hart, publisher (126). North side includes Fairbanks & Glessner, Printers and R.P. Cox, Clothing Store (129); Jenkins & Hartshorne, agents for Dr. Rose Family Medicine, (125); S. Miller's Chestnut St. House (121); Archer & Warner, Gas Fitters (119); S. Kayser's Clothing Store (117); [Andrew] Scott's Weekly Paper (115); offices of Godey's Ladies Book and [G. Zantzinger's] Wine Store (113); J.W. M'Curdy & Son, Ladies Boots & Shoes and Rockhill & Wilson, Clothing Store (111) Also shows parts of Fourth Street, Hudson's Alley, and Franklin Place. Adams signage (116) included on plate as pasted-on detail., Advertisements promote the businesses depicted. Majority includes ornamented type and several lines of promotional text, including Scott's Weekly Paper advertising "Beautiful Parlor Engravings as Premiums!!!" Bazin advertisement also announces his succession over Roussel., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 6., LCP also holds trimmed duplicate depicting North side [P.2008.34.16.2] and full plate [Rae - Chestnut Street, P.2006.1.20a&b].

[Plate 6 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate depicts section of the 400 block of Chestnut Street (132-149 pre-consolidation). South side includes Philada. Bank, Western Bank, Girard Life Insurance Comp., and H. S. Ogden, Tailor (132); and U.S. Custom House (unnumbered). North side includes U.S. Hotel (145-149); M. J. & C. Croll, Tailors (147); Philadelphia General Insurance Agency (145); the offices of [Andrew] M'Makin's Model American Courier and tailor J. Smith Harris (141); J. Hufty, Stationer, Engraver & Card Printer (139); Chas. Martel, Wig Maker (137); clothier S. Heywood, Importer and Furnisher. Fire insurance, life insurance, and Ogden signage (116) included on plate as pasted-on details., Advertisements promote six of the businesses depicted (Girard Life Insurance, Heywood, Hufty, M'Makin, Philadelphia General Insurance Agency, and United Sates Hotel) and H.S. Tarr's Marble Yard, No. 274 Green Street, above Seventh, which comprises an entire page. Tarr advertisement contains several lines of text, “Opinions of the Press,” and “References,” including Thomas U. Walter and Isaac Collins. Other advertisements include lines of promotional text and ornamented type. M'Makin advertisement contains subscription rates., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 7.

[Plate 7 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Fourth to Fifth Streets]
Plate depicts section of the 400 block of Chestnut Street (134-169 pre-consolidation). South side includes the offices of Graham's Magazine and the fancy dry goods store of L.J. Levy & Co. (134); jewelers Baily & Kitchen, Wm. E. Harpur, Chronometer & Watch manufacturer, and daguerreotypists Broadbent & Co. (136); [William F.] Warburton, Late W. H. Beebe & Co., Hats, Caps, Furs and Umbrellas (138); and Crittenden's Commercial Institute (later Crittenden's Philadelphia Commercial College), M. A. Root's Daguerreotypes Rooms, jeweler James E. Caldwell & Co. (140); and (Charles) Fawcett's Hair Cutting Rooms, Wig, Scalp, & Hair Dye Manufacturer, and A. B. Warden, Jeweler (142). North side includes F. Brown, Druggist (169); H. J. Pepper & Son, Jewelers (167); Blanchard & Rock, Paper Hangings Manufacturers (165); Franklin Fire Insurance Co. (163 1/2-161); Blackwood & Smith, Carpeting and Van Loan & Co., daguerreotypists (159); and Farmer & Mechanic's Bank (155). Plate also shows some of the businesses adorned with flags and other adornments, including a model of an eagle and statuary., Advertisements promote thirteen of the businesses depicted, including Fawcett; Warden; Caldwell & Co.; Root; Warburton; Crittenden; Baily & Co. (late Bailey & Kitchen); Van Loan & Co.; Franklin Fire Insurance Company; Blanchard & Rock; Pepper & Son; and Brown. Most include several lines of promotional text and ornamented type. Fawcett's advertisement also includes endorsements from the local press and Root promotes "Out Door Views and Miniatures of deceased person taken at short notice," in addition to "The Crayon Style (Proues's Patent)" only taken by himself., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 8.

[Plate 8 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate depicts the 500 block of Chestnut Street (168-199 pre-consolidation). South side includes Congress Hall, the State House, and City Hall. North side includes E. B. Mears, Stereotyper, W.B. Gihon, Engraver on Wood, and W. T. Parker, Saloon (199); J. W. Moore, Importer and Bookseller (193); William J. Kerr, China Hall and French Ware House (191); [Isaac] Newton's Confectionery (187); American Hotel tenanted by L. & B. Orne, importers of carpets and operated by Ambrose L. White (181-183); Richard. Successor M.P. Simons, Daguerreotypist and Swift & Justice, Tailors (179);wigmaker Richard Dollard (177); Geo. J. Henkels, City Cabinet Wareroom (175); A. Brett's Lithographic Establishment, Oscar C. B. Carter, Piano Fortes, Safford & Cookmann Curtain Warehouse, Thomas J. Natt & Co.'s Looking Glass Warehouse, and Polytechnic Lecture Rooms, F. Langenheim Manager (171). Also shows sides of buildings on Fifth and Sixth streets and signage above the subsidiary entrances to the State House. Signs read Orphan's Court Clerk's Office; Recorder of Deeds Office; Court of Common Pleas; Register of Wills; Prothonotory Off., Supreme Court, Eastern District; Prothonotary's Office; Sheriff's Office, County Commiss's. Office; Prothonotary District Court; and Quarter Sessions Clerk's Office., Advertisements promote fifteen of the businesses depicted and Watson & Cox, Sieve, Riddle, Screen and Wire Cloth Manufacturers, No. 46 North Front St. (half-page) and Yerger & Ord, Patentees and Manufacturers of the Metallic Skeleton Artificial Leg, Ankle Supporter, and Improved Anatomical Machinery (half-page). Half-page advertisements contain several lines of text, as well as a cameo stamp illustration showing the Watson & Cox manufactory and a wood engraving showing a metallic artificial leg. Yerger & Old advertisement also cautions about a competitor circulating "a petty species of slander." Most of the smaller advertisements include several lines of promotional text and ornamented type. Langenheim's cites the admittance fee of "25 Cts."; Newton's notes that "he has taken" the confectionery of the late Mrs. Wood; Kerr's promotes his China Hall as the largest in the Unitd States; and Parker's Saloon advertises "All the Luxuries of the different season constantly kept. Games, Fish, Oysters, &c. My Liquors, Wines & Segars are selected with care and attention, the best always purchased without regard to Cost.", Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 9., LCP also holds trimmed duplicate depicting North side [P.2008.34.16.3].

[Plate 9 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate depicts section of the 600 block of Chestnut Street (136-209 pre-consolidation). South side includes E. Durand & Sons, Druggists (136); Sleeper & Jeanneret, Jewelry (1388-140); Howell & Brothers, Paper Hangings (142); Langdon's Daguerreotypes and W. S. Martien, Publisher and Bookseller(144); American Sunday School Union (146); and Jones' Hotel, Bridges & West proprietors (152). North side includes Dr. Jayne's Philadelphia Arcade, Dr. Davison's Arcade Baths, and D. Robinson, Bookseller and Stationer (205-209); N.Y. Journal of Fine Arts Agency (203 1/2); Bolivar House (201-203); Chestnut St. Theater (199); and Schenck's Pulmonic Syrup and Blood's Despatch (197). Also shows a few of the buildings adorned with flag or statuary. Sleeper & Jeanneret signage (138-140) included on plate as pasted-on details., Advertisements promote twelve of the businesses depicted with signage, as well as John M. Coleman, Importer of Sheffield and German Cutlery, Guns, Pistols, &c (209) and William White, Chemist, S.E. cor. Twelfth and Pine Sts. White's full-page advertisement contains testimonials and several lines of text describing the benefits of “White's Hair Regenerator, or Amber Gloss” and “White's Essence of Jamaica Ginger.” Most of the small advertisements include several lines of promotional text and ornamented type. Langdon & Co. quotes price of $1 to $5 for daguerreotypes and the Journal of the Fine Arts notes the merging of "The Messsage Bird," "Literary American," and "Musical Gazette" to form the periodical of "music, literature and art.", Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 10., LCP also holds trimmed duplicates depicting South side [P.2008.34.16.5 and P.2006.1.21].

Portrait photograph album of Mary McPhilomy
Photographs predominantly depict the acquaintances and relatives of the McPhilomy family of Philadelphia, including men, women, and children. Most are bust-length portraits, with a number of full-length portraits, including a couple in bathing wear, children in sailor suits, and women fashionably attired and holding fans and purses. Many of the women and girls wear jewelry. Also includes images of a priest, a nun, a display of religious floral decorations; a sepulchral monument; a religious allegorical scene; a reproduction of a framed testimonial with portrait photograph vignettes; and a photo-collage portrait showing a man driving a horse-drawn wagon., Sitters include Mary, John and Frank McPhilomy; Rev. Mother Louis Gonzaga of the Sisters of Notre Dame (Boston); members of the Logue family, including Charles Logue; David Mulcahy (died March 31, 1876); Al. Schaff; members of the Bradford family, including John Bradford; John Keenan; members of the Sacriste family, including Mr. and Mrs. Sacriste and Hortense Sacriste White., Chromolithographed title page: The Photographic Album. Philadelphia. J.B. Lippincott & Co., [ca. 1875]., Embossed leather binding with gold stamping., Spine embossed and stamped: Photographs., Inscribed: To Miss Mamie McPhilomy with compliments of the season, Dec 25 1875. D.P.M. E.S.C., Various photographers, including A. P. Beecher of Wilmington, De.; L. S. Griffin of Jersey City, N.J. and B. Frank Saylor & Co. of Lancaster, Pa. and Philadelphia photographers, including George W. Evans, Gilbert & Bacon, and O. B. De Morat., Several sitters identified by inscriptions on mount or album page. Some misidentified due to the relocation and removal of photographs., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Binding in poor condition. Album housed in phase box.

Portraits
Bound volume of portrait plates issued between circa 1804 and 1831 from various publications, including "Mechanics Magazine"; "New British Lady's Magazine"; and the compliation "Boxiana or Sketches of Antient [sic] and Modern Pugilism" (London: George Virtue, 1829). Portraits depict prominent and celebrity European figures, predominantly from Great Britain, including clergymen, legislators, entertainers, scientists and inventors, royalty and pugilists. Plates include full-length, half-length, and bust-length portraiture, with some containing backgrounds, props, or ornate borders. Portraits of religious figures predominantly published by London publishers F. Westley and Westley & Davis and arranged in alphabetical order by sitter's name. Portraits of legislators, celebrity and other prominent figures predominantly published by London publishers Fisher Son & Co. and J. Robins & Co. and arranged in alphabetical order by sitter's name. Portraits of pugilists predominantly published by G. Smeeten and Sherwood, Jones & Co. and most arranged in alphabetical order by sitter's name. Volume also includes a title page and views titled "The John Bull Fighters Splendid Silver Cup" and "A Sparring Match at the Fives Court" from the Pierce Egan's "Boxiana" series originally published in parts in 1813 and later as volumes between 1818 and 1828., Sitters include reverends George Burder (Senior Secretary of the London Missionary Society), William Milne (Late Missionary to the Chinese), David Stuart (Theological Tutor of the Irish Evangelical), and Robert Vaughan; physician Carl Linnaeus; inventor Sir Richard Arkwright; Queen Caroline; statesman John Wilson Croker; authors Madame De Genlis, Madame De Stael, and Hannah More; (Victoria Mary Louisa) Duchess of Kent; George I, II, III, and IV; performers Josephine Girardelli and Anna Maria Tree; architect Peter Nicholson; Whig politician Thomas Spring Rice; and chemist William Hyde Wollaston. Sitters also include pugilists Peter Crawley; Dick Curtis; Josh Hudson; Tom Owen; Ned Painter; Dutch Sam (i.e., Samuel Elias); Ned Turner; and black pugilists Bill Richmond and Tom Molyneux., Title from stamp on spine., Inscribed on front free end paper: R. B. bind as arranged., Pages numbered in ink in upper left corner., Inscribed on verso of portrait of ‘His Most Gracious Majesty, George Augustus-Frederick The Fourth” (p. 110): On Celebrated Englishmen, Various artists and engravers, including George Cruikshank; Isaac Robert Cruikshank; Fenner, Sears & Co.; W. T. Fry; W. Hollins; Thomas Lawrence; R. Page; W. T. Page; George Parker; Sherwood, Jones & Co.; J. R. Wildman; and J. W. Wright., Publishers include Knight & Lacey; George Smeeton; F. Westley; Westley & Davis; T. Williams; and Williams & Smith., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Added to African Americana Digital Collection through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of the Commonwealth Libraries, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett, Governor, 2013-2014.

[Print with ornate border containing vignettes representing the seasons]
Border frames unprinted area and includes allegorical vignettes representing summer, fall, winter, and spring interspersed among floral details. Shows summer as a female figure holding a cornucopia and flanked by a cherubic-like figure holding a bundle of wheat; fall as male and female figures holding a basket of fruit, a goblet, and a baton adorned with a pine cone; winter as an older, bearded male blowing wind from his mouth accompanied by an older female figure in a hooded robe; and summer as a near nude male figure holding a wreath of flowers beside a female figure in Roman garb on whose finger a bird is perched. Vignettes also include a ribbon pictorial detail that envelopes the figures. Unprinted area contains glue residue., Inscribed lower left corner: 121., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

[Print with ornate border containing vignettes representing the seasons]
Border frames unprinted area and includes allegorical figures representing summer, fall, winter, and spring. Shows summer as young peasant girl lying on a pile of hay and holding a sickle; fall as a peasant lad holding a bottle of wine and a goblet; winter as an older woman, attired in kerchief, overcoat, and hand muff seated in front of a tree; and spring as a partially-draped, nudewoman placing flowers in her hair. Also contains pictorial details depicting flower bushes, grape vines, shrubbery, and clusters of fall fruits and winter and summer landscape views. Unprinted area contains glue residue., Inscribed upper left corner: 56., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

[Proof of sheet music cover depicting a kangaroo]
Shows kangaroo on a dirt path lined with bushes., Inscribed lower right corner: 155., Title supplied by cataloger., Knirsch worked in Philadelphia between 1858 and circa 1861., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

[Proofs after plates from McKenney and Hall's "History of the Indian Tribes of North America"]
Series of three proof, possibly trial, prints after plates from the seminal work about early 19th-century Native American culture containing 117 portraits, several after paintings by Charles Bird King. Depicts No. 3 "Mo-Hon-Go, An Osage Woman"; No. 4 Shar- I-Tar-Ish, A Pawnee Chief; and No. 6 "Se-Quo-Yah, Inventor of the Cherokee Alphabet." Plates possibly trials for the Rice & Rutter edition published 1865-1870., Title supplied by cataloger., Contain registration marks., Contain plate numbers., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

[Proofs from specimen album loose prints collection]
Contains proofs, primarily of advertising vignettes, depicting views of factories and storefronts predominantly in Ohio. Businesses depicted include manufacturers of saddlery hardware, "burial cases," sewing machines, and glass; dealers of liquor, dairy supplies, wallpaper and painter supplies; and engravers, printers, and lithographers. Vignettes often include street and pedestrian traffic. Prints also show portraits of men, women, and children; genre and satiric scenes, including the character "Uncle Remus" designed for trade cards; pictorial and border details designed for certificates, labels, and billheads; machinery and transportation vehicles; trademarks and seals; and a rocking chair. Series also contains a reward of merit designed as a stock certificate and an uncut sheet of six illustrations titled in German. Illustrations primarily depict historical and religious scenes, including the conversion of Saint Eustace., Title supplied by cataloger., Various printers, including H.J. Toudy & Co. and W.J. Morgan & Co., Originally part of Specimens Album [P.9349]., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Prospect from Ridgeland, Fairmount Park, Phila. [graphic] / A.K.
Lithograph showing the landscape of West Fairmount Park near Ridgeland, the dwelling built as a farmhouse for William Couch between 1752 and 1762. A woman stands on the porch of the dwelling watching two children drag a tree branch toward the house. A man approaches a bench and cluster of trees nearby. Includes the outlines of Belmont Mansion and Girard College in the distance. Dwelling sold to the city of Philadelphia in 1869., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets.
Folio volume of panoramic views of businesses on the 200-900 blocks of Chestnut Street and corresponding pages of advertisements. Also contains a preface, which details that inclusion in the directory required subscription to or purchase of the volume; the intention to "issue the Panoramic View annually"; and the publisher's endeavor to correct all lettering errors "upon the publication of the second edition." Volume also includes interspersed full-, half- and, one-third-page advertisements for business subscribers tenanting, as well as not located on Chestnut Street. Publisher issued only the 1851 directory., Predominantly depicted and promoted businesses include carpet dealers; confectioneries; daguerreotypists; druggists and patent medicine dealers; engravers, printers, and publishers; hotels; jewelers; millineries and clothiers; musical instrument dealers; and tailors. Plates also show the State House, Congress Hall, City Hall, Barnum's Museum, and residences. Full-, half- and one-third page advertisements advertise a variety of businesses, including patent medicines, artificial limbs, essence of coffee, marble manufacturers, and printers and publishers. Majority of advertisements contain ornamented type and lines of advertising text. Several also contain wood-engraved pictorial details. Some panoramic views contain pasted-on details representing signage., Cover printed in gilt on blue paper and contains an ornamental border., Engravers and printers include C. C. Hooker and Henry A. Brown., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Housed in phase box., See also albums - Rae [P.2008.34.16] and Rae - Chestnut Street [1322.F] loose prints.

In ravine near Sweet Briar Fairmount Park, Phila. [graphic] / A.K.
Lithograph showing a stream flowing downhill and split around large rocks in a wooded area on Sweet Briar estate in West Fairmount Park in Philadelphia. Includes a rabbit near the water's edge in the right foreground., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

[Residential New York street]
Album page containing a drawing of a residential New York Street scene with a traveller on horseback conversing with a man near a house., Title supplied by cataloguer., Possibly by Amy Matilda Cassey.

Right Revd. Francis Xavier Gartland. First Bishop of Savannah Ga.
Three-quarter length portrait showing the Dublin-born bishop and former Philadelphia vicar-general, attired in his robes and vestments, and seated. He holds the Bible in one hand. The back of his ornate chair is partially visible. Gartland served as bishop of Savannah 1850-1854., Inscribed lower right corner: 141., Contains clerical seal "Episcopus Savannensis" below the image., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Boell operated from 311 Walnut Street from 1860 to 1865.

[Rose with open scroll]
Album page containing an incomplete drawing of a spray of red rose behind a blank open scroll., Title supplied by cataloguer., Possibly by Amy Matilda Cassey.

Ruclius & Kinlzbach doll manufacturers Philadelphia.
Trade card containing a whimsical border composed of depictions of dolls. Includes harlequins, Punch, and dolls attired in Arabic, peasant, and traditional costume., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

S. A. Hagner, saddle harness and trunk manufactory, South (No.39) 8th St. 1st Door above Chesnut [sic] Philada.
Trade card for manufacturer Samuel A. Hagner containing a vignette of a horse and oval frame with leaf details. Hagner remained in the trade until circa 1850., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Forms part of Scrapbook of Ephemera [8608.F].

Saturday jaunts :
Volume composed of reprinted "Saturday Jaunts" columns (spring and summer 1891) and 25 photographs documenting the one-day excursions of the "Saturday Jaunters," employees of the Public Ledger in Philadelphia. Saturday Jaunters (identified with "monkish" pseudonyms) referenced in and authors of the columns include Bonifacius (William E. Meehan), Benedict (Addison B. Burk), Chrysostum (Joel Cook), Angelo (John J. Mckenna), Damon (Charles S. Spangler), Photius (Edmund Stirling), Friar Tuck (Edward Robinson), Constantius (Stephen J. Burke), Pius (Israel F. Sheppard), Sacristan (C. Johann), Fabian (Dr. William H. Burk), Medicus, Ananias (Collins W. Walton), Titian (John A. Johann), Cephas (Peter J. Heborn), and Brother Alban (Captain Robert C. Clipperton). Contains the columns: I. Marble Hall and Spring Mill. II. A Visit to the Coal Fields of Pottsville. III. A Trip along Cresheim Creek and the "Happy Valley." IV. A Roundabout Journey to Edge Hill. V. A Pilgrimage through the Gulf and to Belvoir. VI. A Pilgrimage through the Gulf and to Belvoir (Continued). VII. A Pleasant Pilgrimage into New Jersey. VIII. A. Walk Up the Wissahickon Valley. IX. A Trip to Reading and Its Grand Environs. X. The Soapstone Quarries and Rockdale. XI. Villanova and Its Vicinity. XII. Glimpses from a Car window of a Picturesque Country. XIII. A Trip to Mount Gretna and the Cornwall Ore Banks., Columns, signed by the author, reference the attending jaunters; describe their routes taken by foot, train (Reading Railroad), elevated rail, and coal cars; and provide stories, myths, and histories of the botany, geology, fauna, and architecture of the locales and sites visited. Specific sites and landmarks described in detail include Marble Hall marble pit; Spring Mill (Schuylkill Valley); Reading Coal and Iron Company; Livezey's meadow and Devil's Glenn (Wissahickon Valley); the "Great Valley," i.e., Chester, Plymouth, and Whitemarsh valleys; George Bullock's former land and mill (Gulf Creek); Plymouth Quaker Meeting House; Belvoir Estate on the summit of Sandy Hill; "Crystal" and Cold springs (Laurel Springs, Camden County, N.J.); Norristown Railroad Bridge; John Kelpius's log cabin and caves (Germantown); Rittenhouse Mill on Monoshone Creek; McKinney's Quarry (Wissahickon); Neversink Mountain; Bear Inn (Reading); Rockdale picnic grounds; Barren Hill; Augustinian College (i.e., Villanova University); monastery and church of the Augustinian Fathers at Villanova; Berks, Lebanon, Schuylkill, Columbia, Northumberland and Union counties; Port Carbon; and Cornwall Ore Bank Company. Columns also report about the railroad and industrial officials who provided tours and served as guides; "Photius"'s photographs; jaunter's scientific, philosophical, and literary discussions, including the plant life, flora, and fauna of the Wissahickon, the geology and landscapes of the Schuylkill and Lebanon valleys, and Potsdam sandstone; and jaunter's activities including fishing, collecting arrowheads, and playing baseball. Columns also report about the jaunters more colloquial conversations, including the three different Indian Rock hotels and Joseph “Rooty” Smith root museum on the Wissahickon and the Mt. Gretna Farmer's Encampment Association annual encampment (August 16-22, 1891)., Photographs taken by "Photius," (i.e., Edmund Stirling) a photographer by avocation, depict group portraits of the "jaunters" and their families during excursions; a summer home in Chestnut Hill; a Marble Hall pit; Pottsville coal mine; a tree in the Plymouth Meetinghouse yard; a Germantown cave where Johann Kelpius or his followers resided; cascades, creeks, and streams in "Happy Valley," Laurel Springs, and the Wissahickon; Mt. Gretna train station; and a portrait of "jaunter" Alban, i.e., Robert C. Clipperton, attired in walking gaiters, and a handkerchief under his hat during the Villanova jaunt., Tan leather binding stamped "Saturday Jaunts" on spine., Includes illustrated title page containing the figure of a plump monk, in his robes, and holding a pipe., Names of jaunters supplied from unillustrated edition in the collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (Vd. 503)., Photographs annotated: H [number]., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Edmund Stirling, born September 13, 1861 in Philadelphia, began his career in the newspaper trade as a reporter in his later teens. By the 1890s, he started his avocation of photography and worked as an editor at the Public Ledger. Stirling was also active in the Photo-Secession Movement and a member of several other clubs in addition to the "jaunters," including the Photographic Society of Philadelphia, the Pen and Pencil Club, and Manufacturer's Club. He was married to Anne J. Biddle, who also practiced photography. The couple had one son, Charles Biddle, who died in infancy.

Scenery on the Pennsylvania Railroad
Album of photographs documenting the Philadelphia, Middle, and Pittsburgh divisions of the Pennsylvania Railroad, incorporated in 1846. The consolidated company sought to build a trunk route from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh through the Allegheny mountains in order to compete with the Erie Canal for freight traffic. In 1854, rail passage through the Alleghenies via the "Horse Shoe Curve" was achieved and spurred the establishment and growth of the several towns depicted along the route., Photographs depict stations, sites, landmarks, and landscape and townscape views along the Pennsylvania Railroad. Titles include No. 1 Ardmore Station ; No. 2 Bryn Mawr Station; No. 3 Bridge at Conways at Conewago; No. 5 Mount Union; No. 6 Susquehanna Bridge at Rockville (i.e., first bridge replaced in 1877); No. 7 Track Tank; No. 8 Jack Narrows; No. 9 Triple Track; No. 12 Bryn Mawr Hotel; No. 13 Coatesville Bridge; No. 16 Powers Run Allegheny River; No. 21 Sample track near Harmersville; No. 25 East from Harmersville; No. 26 Butler; No. 29 On the Kiskimenitus below Leechburg; No. 36 Greensburg near Huffs; No. 39 Hawkins; No. 40 West of Derry; No. 41 East of Morgan; No. 42 West of Beattys Station; No. 43 Monastery West of Latrobe; No. 44 1 1/2 miles East of S. W. Penna.; No. 46 Westmoreland Coal Co.; No. 47 Braddocks, Port Perry and Steel Works; No. 48 Westmoreland Landscape; No. 49 Stewarts Sample Track; No. 50 Section of Y at Walls; No. 51 Greensburg Station ; No. 53 West of Pack Saddle; No. 55 Lockport; No. 56 Below Conemaugh Furnace; No. 58 Cresson (Panorama); No. 61 Allegheny Tunnel , Galitzen; No. 64 Soap Fat; No. 57 Cresson (Panorama); No. 59 Kittanning from McGarveys; No. 65 Pulpit Rock; No. 67 From McKees Gap; No. 76 Bellefonte; No. 78 Mill Hall; No. 79 Birmingham; No. 80 Union Furnace and Station ; No. 81 Spring Creek; No. 82 Allegheny Tunnel; No. 83 Tyrone and Clearfield; No. 84 Grade on the Tyrone and Clearfield; No. 85 Bellefonte Gap;, No. 86 Mule Shoe and Deep Fill; No. 88 Pack Saddle East; No. 90 Logan House, Altoona, Pa.; No. 96 Jack Narrows, Mapleton; No. 97 Entrance to Jack Narrows; No. 98 Reservoir; No. 99 Bedford Springs; No. 100 View from Bedford Springs; No. 101 Bedford from Wickershams; No. 102 Below Bedford, Devils Backbone; No. 103 Bedford; No. 104 McVeytown Station; No. 105 Mount Dallas; No. 106 Mapleton; No. 107 Huntington; No. 108 Tuscarora Valley; No. 109 Sentinel Rock; No. 110 Tyrone Forges; No. 113 Standard Track, Lewistown Narrows; No. 114 From Centre of Susquehanna Bridge; No. 115 Terrace Mountain, Mill Creek; No. 116 From West End of Susquehanna Bridge; No. 117 Upper Mann's; No. 118 Lewistown Narrows; No. 119 Susquehanna Bridge; No. 121 Standard Track at Newport; No. 123 Across the Allegheny; No. 127 General View of Bryn Mawr; No. 124 Saltzburg; No. 130 Bryn Mawr; No. 131 Bryn Mawr; No. 138 Irwin Station; No. 139 Sample Track, Wynnewood Station ; No. 140 Haverford College; No. 142 Haverford College Station; No. 147 Bridge at Columbia [Wrightsburg?] Pa.; No. 148 Wayne Station; No. 151 Terminus at Delaware City; No. 154 Harrisburg from Fort Washington ; No. 150 Chiques (i.e., Chickie's Rock); No. 153 Henry Clay, Chiques and Marietta; No. 158 Landenburg; No. 159 Columbia Tunnel; and No. 162 Louella Residence of J. Henry Askin, Photographs include railroad tracks, locomotives and railcars, railroad equipment, bridges, tunnels, rock formations, mountains, passes, mills, furnaces, coal and steel works, hotels, Victorian-style residences, wooden dwellings and sheds, canal houses and canals, telegraph poles, townscape, farmsteads, marshland, rivers, and wooden fences. Several images, particularly views of stations, also depict posed figures, including an African American man at the Haverford College Station (No. 140). Details in other photographs include rail tracks with a water trough (No. 7); amateurishly hand-painted advertising text on a wood fence (No. 36); the "Exchange Hotel" near the Allegheny Tunnel in Galitzen (No. 61); men seated on the cow catcher of a partially visible locomotive at the grade on the Tyrone and Clearfield (No. 84); a gazebo-style pavilion at Bedford Springs (No. 199); oil tanks and drums (No. 123); the Pennsylvania Gas Coal Co. Office, a pedestrian bridge crossing over a creek, and the “Tom Smith Peanut Man” shed near Irwin Station (No. 138); the “Columbia” barge (No. 147); a "Water-Line of Boston" sailing vessel at the terminus at Delaware City (No. 151); the Martin Landenburger mill in Landenburg (No. 158); and the greenhouse attached to the residence on the Louella estate in Wayne (No. 162)., Photographer's imprint inscribed in negative of several of the photographs: F. Gutekunst, Philada. or F. Gutekunst, Photogr., Philada., Date inferred from publication date of stereographs with similar content by the photographer. See stereo - Gutekunst - Views [P.9058.1-.142]., Photograph No. 4, 10-11, 14-15, 17-20, 22-24, 27-28, 30-35, 37-38, 45, 52, 54, 60, 62-63, 66, 68-75, 77, 87, 89, 91-95, 112, 120, 122, 125-126, 128-129, 132-137, 141, 143-146, 149, 152, 155-157, 160-161 not included in album., Inscribed in pencil upper right corner on mount of photograph No. 1: 40 guards., Inscribed in pencil below image on mount of photograph No. 1: about 1876., Inscription in pencil below title on mount of photograph No. 147: Wrightsburg. “Columbia” in title circled., See Gutekunst (Pennsylvania Railroad) research file., Gift of the Greer family in memory of David St. John Greer who after starting as a co-op student at Drexel University spent his working life with the Pennsylvania Railroad with the exception of a period of service with the U.S. Navy during WWII., Gutekunst, a prominent Philadelphia photographer, published a series of Pennsylvania Railroad views stereographs in 1875.

Schuylkill River above Fairmount Dam, Philada. in 1843. [graphic] / A.K. 1878.
Lithograph showing the profile of an older man sitting on a hill high above the Schuylkill River above Fairmount Dam. Men ride horseback closer to the water's edge, large barges carry materials, and people recreate in small rowboats on the Schuylkill River. Also shows a large dwelling in the distance and smoke billowing from a building on the opposite bank of the dwelling., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Schuylkill River below the falls, Fairmount Pk. Phila. [graphic] / A.K.
Lithograph showing a man with a book sitting on a large rock near a towering rock formation on the edge of the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia. Includes a dog curled up on the ground nearby, people in rowboats on the river, and a dwelling on the edge of the river in the right background., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Schuylkill River, Fairmount Park , Phila. (Columbia Bridge) [graphic].
Lithograph showing people in rowboats on the Schuylkill River in the foreground and the Columbia Bridge in the background. One of the oldest railroad bridges in the United States, it was completed in 1834 after the designs of engineer John C. Trautwine for use by the Reading Railroad Company., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Scrapbook
Scrapbook compiled by Philadelphia socialite Minnie Campbell Wilson (neé Harris) primarily containing ephemera from luncheons, suppers, university class days, and other high society social events. Events attend by Harris include dances and recitals at Wissahickon Inn; receptions, club socials, and a gymnastics exhibition at Princeton University; class days at Harvard, Brown, Princeton, and University of Pennsylvania (1885-1891); a Cricket Ball (1888); Authors Dance for the benefit of the School of Industrial Art and Pennsylvania Museum (1890); U.S.S. New York launching at Cramp's Shipyard (1891); and "supper at the Stratford after seeing [Sarah] Bernhardt given by Charles Lea, Feb. 1891." Ephemera includes programs, invitations, menus, and place, dance, holiday, and tally cards. Majority of the cards are printed, with some designed by hand. Holiday cards often depict religious, sentimental, and genre imagery, including children, animals, flowers, landscapes, and costumed and historical figures., Scrapbook also contains ribbons; die-cut tokens, including girl-shaped calendars and the story "Rosy Cheeks"; newspaper clippings, including Semple-Watson, Philler-Winsor, and Frothingham-Harris wedding announcements; correspondence to Harris from her father while abroad in San Francisco, New Zealand, and Hawaii (1870-1872) and from her brother while visiting their grandmother in New York (1870?); Harris's 1878 "American School Diary" of her grades; a striped tissue paper coverlet; a needle work sampler stitched "Susy"; a watercolor marine view "by Arthur Hoff '89"; a telegraph message envelope; a family group portrait photograph; and trade cards and advertising circulars and booklets. Trade cards and advertisements promote "The Philadelphia Weekly Press" (designed as a miniature edition); "The History of Jumbo"; Enoch Morgan's Sons Co . Sapolio soap (authored by Bret Harte); the Church Book Store (Philadelphia), Ballard House Exchange Hotel (Richmond, Va.), and Higgins German Laundry soap., Inscribed on verso of front cover: M. C. Harris. January 1892. Scrap book., Provenance and date of some contents indentified by brief inscriptions., Printers include New York firms Donaldson Brothers, E. P. Dutton & Co., and Frederick A. Stokes Company; Boston firm L. Prang & Co.; and Berlin firm W. Hagelberg., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Housed in phase box., Gift of Elizabeth McClean., Inventory available at repository., Mary Campbell Harris (known as Minnie), daughter of U.S. Naval Commander Thomas Cadwalder Harris (1826-1875) and Mary Louisa Bainbridge Jaudon (1835-1914), was born in New York on December 27, 1862. Descended from Commodore William Bainbridge and Thomas Harris, the first surgeon-general of the United States Navy, Harris and her family resided in Philadelphia by 1866. In 1893, she married John L. Wilson (b. 1850), later treasurer of Coal Land Corporation and the couple resided in the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood. Harris was active in the Sedgely Club and often attended and held card parties, teas, and luncheons noted in the local press. Harris spent her later years residing in Bryn Mawr where she died circa 1948.

Scrapbook
Scrapbook possibly compiled by Fanny Keene containing trade cards, sentiment cards, holiday cards, rewards of merit, die cut and embossed scraps, and a temperance pledge card primarily issued in New England. Majority of the contents are chromolithographs and some contain trompe l'oeil, embossed, die cut and overlay designs. Pictorial themes include landscape, marinescape, seasonal, residential and genre views; women and children; fruits and flowers; animals (cats, dogs, mice, and birds); comic scenes; and portraiture, including Frances Folsom Cleveland. Several of the holiday cards contain religious passages and sentiments and several of the trade cards advertise sewing machines, patent medicines, soaps, and J. & P. Coats thread. Scrapbook also contains series of Arm & Hammer (i.e., Church & Dwight Co.) trade cards depicting different species of birds., Other business establishments and products advertised include A. Stowell & Co., jewelers (Boston); California Fig Syrup Co.; C. F. Santelle, stationery (Rockland, Me.); C. I. Hood & Co., tooth powder; Electric Lustre Starch; E. W. Hoyt & Co., cologne; F. M. Evertleth, M. D., druggist (Waldoboro, Me.); Household Sewing Machine Company; Ingall's Throat and Lung Specific; Kendall Mfg. Co. soapine; Lydia E. Pinkham; Mansion House (Troy, N.Y.); Munson's 99 Cent Store (Boston, Ma.); The New Home Sewing Machine; R. H. Stearns & Co., department store; Rush's Sasparilla and Iron; Stickney and Poor's Mustard; M. A. Packard & Co., shoes; Vegetine; W. H. Levansaler & Co., wool; and Whittemore, Bros & Co, shoe gloss., Blue paper binding printed in color with a marinescape view and pictorial and border details. Also contains chromolithograph overlay showing a young lady carrying a basket., Some of contents inscribed Fanny Keene, Jessie Keene, Mrs. Annie Leland., Printers include New England and Mid West firms Bufford; Calvert Lith. Co; Crosker & Co.; Donaldson Brothers; Knapp & Co.; Mayer, Merkell & Ottman; and W. J. Morgan & Co., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Housed in phase box.

Scrapbook
Scrapbook compiled by Philadelphia socialite Minnie Campbell Wilson (neé Harris) containing primarily place, greeting, holiday and calling cards predominantly issued in the United Kingdom and the Northeast United States. Majority of the cards are printed and or chromolithographs, with a small number illustrated with drawings by hand. Many cards also contain ornate border details, embossing, and adornments, including ribbons, fringe, lace, a wishbone, and overlays. Contents also include die-cuts of fans, horse shoes, a spoon, a flamingo, one-quarter moon, a woman's leg, and a bird as a cover for a H. O. Neill & Co. illustrated hat catalog. Cards often depict sentimental and genre imagery including cupids, butterflies, flowers, vases and baskets; religious, historical and Asian-themed scenes, figures and/or decor; seasonal landscape views; women, children, and costumed figures; animals, including birds, chicks, dogs, and cats; and fruit. Other imagery includes two witches flying on brooms holding a "Merry Christmas and Happy New Year" banner; London printer William Dickes series of women in native costume from Switzerland, Russia, and Norway; a holiday card that opens to a sledding scene of children holding letters spelling "Merry Christmas"; and a Valentine Day card showing a letter slot filled with valentines. Scrapbook also contains watercolors and drawings, trade cards, programs, menus, invitations, ribbons, photographs, etchings, newspaper clippings, including an announcement of the wedding of Adelaide Watson, and a post card from "cousin Will." Trade cards advertise businesses, including J. E. Caldwell & Co., Stephen F. Whitman & Son, P. Fleischner & Co., Sharpless & Sons, F. T. Howell & Co., A. Ripka & Bro., J. H. Way & Bro., and Automatic Signal Telegraph Co. containing four scenes showing a robbery and fire and police and fire department., Watercolors and drawings depict a woman attired in early 19th-century garb in a pumpkin patch, marinescapes, and an anthropomorphic frog. Photographs include a half stereograph showing a croquet match in front of a resort hotel and a photograph of Fifth and Walnut streets (Philadelphia) “taken by Chris in "88." Etchings include a portrait of an elderly man and one signed F. A. Stokes showing a man at a table. Other ephemera includes a hand-made tablet with a cover containing a watercolor depicting birds; a cloth padded bird figurine; a metamorphic playbill for the play "French Flats" at Union Square Theatre; a typewritten engagement announcement composed as a poem; a Christmas Hymnal booklet; handwritten word games, including 'Progressive Conversation"; a Pennsylvania Railroad "Old Point Comfort" tour schedule; and a train schedule scrap annotated with a doodle and inscribed text., Black binding, stamped on cover: Scrapbook., Label pasted on verso of cover: Patent Back Scrap Book. Pat. March 28, 1876., Inscribed on front free end paper: Minnie Campbell Harris Philadelphia. January 12, 1887., Provenance and date of majority of contents indentified by brief inscriptions. Provenances include Nannie (i.e., Mary Jaudon) Harris, Lucy and Susan Jaudon, Mai Philler, Carrie (i.e., Caroline) Biddle, and Helen Morton., Printers include Philadelphia firms Craig, Finley & Co., Dreka, Rowley & Chew, and Sunshine Pub. Co.; Boston firm L. Prang & Co.; and British and Irish firms William Dickes, Marcus Ward & Co., and Eyre & Spottiswoode., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Housed in phase box., Gift of Elizabeth McClean., Inventory available at repository., Mary Campbell Harris (known as Minnie), daughter of U.S. Naval Commander Thomas Cadwalder Harris (1826-1875) and Mary Louisa Bainbridge Jaudon (1835-1914), was born in New York on December 27, 1862. Descended from Commodore William Bainbridge and Thomas Harris, the first surgeon-general of the United States Navy, Harris and her family resided in Philadelphia by 1866. In 1893, she married John L. Wilson (b. 1850), later treasurer of Coal Land Corporation and the couple resided in the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood. Harris was active in the Sedgely Club and often attended and held card parties, teas, and luncheons noted in the local press. Harris spent her later years residing in Bryn Mawr where she died circa 1948.

[Scrapbook of ephemera]
Scrapbook containing tickets, invitations, textile and perfume labels, tokens, and trade cards, primarily issued in Philadelphia. Contents include images of buildings, genre scenes, and allegorical figures. Many of the items also include ornate borders. Materials document University of Pennsylvania medical department courses; a picnic at Mr. John F. Parke’s Grove (1853); Pennsylvania Horticultural Society events, including admittance for a "Lady to the Stated Meetings", bazaars, and Christmas Eve party; the Baltimore Assemblies; admittance to the Great Central Fair (1864) and Hillebrand & Lewis Gymnastic Institute; Mr. & Mrs. John A. McAllister Wooden Wedding (1861-1866); and a shooting match at glass balls at Union Hotel (1881). Scrapbook also contains advertising souvenirs from the Centennial Exhibition (1876); trade cards for Pennsylvania and Atlantic coast businesses; a calling card for Joseph E. Francis annotated with ink sketched figures; landscape views with a fishing scene, and a locomotive; receipts issued for pew rent to St. Paul’s Church, membership to the Athenaeum, and fines owed to the Library Company (1848); and an illustrated check for the Hibernian Society, billhead for T. Sharpless & Sons, and advertisement for [Edwin S.] Johnston’s New Self Locking Clock Spring Shade Roller., Other Philadelphia businesses represented include S.A. Hagner, saddle harness and trunk manufactory; John Dorff, silver plater and gilder; Sheble, Smith & Co., successors to R.L. Barnes, map publishers and mounters; Godey’s Lady’s Book Publishing Company; Geo. J. Burns, printer; Smith & Co. Globe Bazaar auction house; Johnson & Smith, type founders (formerly Binney & Ronaldson); and John H. Brown & Co., dry goods. Non-Philadelphia businesses include Cataract House (Niagara Falls); Globe Hotel (New York); Wilmington Boarding School for Girls (Samuel Hilles); Ash’s Patent Five Slit United States Government Pen; E. Kenny, architect (Brooklyn); Works of P. & F. Corbin (New Britain, Ct.); T. H. Pollock, organ builder and David B. Prosser, saddles and harness (Richmond); M'Neal & Siegert, jeweler; and Gray & Bail, furniture., Red cloth binding, stamped in gilt on cover: Photographs., Some tickets signed by Joseph Leidy, University of Pennsylvania., Some contents inscribed with name of recipient or holder. Recipients and holders include W. J. (John) Holmes; James J. Magee, possibly James Magee, President of Westmoreland Coal Co. who previously worked at Binney & Ronaldson; John Matthews; T. J. Nichols & lady; [H.?]J. Sharpless; and J. C. Stewart., Engravers and printers include Brown (Ledger Building), J. H. Camp, Illman & Sons, Geddes, M. & V. Harrison, J. Lea, W. Eaves, Major & Knapp, and Van Slyck & Co., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Housed in phase box.

[Scrapbook of European views]
Scrapbook containing photographic and printed views of European cities, landmarks, and historical sites. Images depict the city and landscapes; castles, palaces, and estates; cathedrals and chuches; and hotels and resorts of Germany, Russia, Spain, Austria, France, Italy, Switzerland, and Great Britain. Images also show bridges, sailing vessels, pedestrians and street traffic, persons on promenades, horse-drawn vehicles, waterways, mountains, and squares and parks. Views (interiors and exteriors) of prominent sites include Vienna Arsenal (as a museum - 1874); Crucis and Netley Abbeys; Chester Cathedral; Staffordshire-in-Arms; the resting place and residence of Wordsworth; tomb of the Lafayette family; the house and bedroom where Msr. Le Duc D'Orleans died; Ripon Cathedral; Haddon Hall; the Crescent (Buxton); Shangana Castle (includes notes by Smith about her "happy days" spent there and the death of Augustus William Heyman); and Peveril Castle. Also includes several Laurie & Whittle vues d'optique published by "act of parliament May 12, 1794" depicting views of European cities, including Venice, Rome, Madrid, Paris and Versailles, as well as a number of plates from F. Sinnett's "La France de nos jours" (ca. 1860). Views of the Wilhelm monuments at Charlottenberg; Derwentwater; Lausanne; and the Druid Stones are also included in the scrapbook., Title supplied by cataloger., Some items contain manuscript notes by Smith inscribed on mount or verso. Notes often detail personal memories., Various artists and photographers, including Alfred Lorens, G. Zocchi, Anth. Canale (Canaletto), M. Marieschi, J. Rigaud, J. Philippe, Asselineau, Chapuy, Wegelin, E. Dardoize, L. L. Raze, E. H. Buckler, T. Bailey, G. Hawkins, J. Croston, T. Allom, H. Gastineau, J. Brandard, W. Coles; L. Aspland, and W. Westall., Various engravers, including T. Bowles, Parr, J. Robert, J. Tinney, Johann Baptist Marie Chamouin, T. Speorli, S. Lacey, W. Le Petit, H. Adlard, W. Floyd, and W. Banks., Various printers and publishers, including Cuvillier, Lemercier, Laurie & Whittle, A. Hauser (Veith et Hauser), Destouches, Deroy, Bulla Freres et Jouy, Tirpenne, Jacottet, Spengler, Becquet frères, William Judson, A. LaRiviere, Day & Son, J. Gow, J. C. Bates, Newman & Co., James Gratton, and M & N. Hanhart., Forms part of M. Rebecca Darby Smith Scrapbooks Collection., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

[Scrapbook of original and printed art works]
Scrapbook containing predominantly original amateur art work, including watercolors, pencil works, and crayon drawings. Also contains engraved illustrations, photographic reproductions of paintings and sculptures, and lithographs. Subjects of the imagery include landscapes and marinescapes; scenes of rural life; portraiture of animals (birds, elephant, pig) and people; figure studies; allegorical figures; the work of Horatio Stone and Hortense Hazard; costume plates from "La France de nos jours" (1860); and religious and sentimental (courtship) scenes. Printed and inscribed titles include The Lion in Love; Masque d'Omphale; Polixene; Pâtre De Se. Saveur; Costumes Des Maconnaises; Costumes Des Bressannes; Une Bacchante; The Risen Redeemer; The Holy Family; The Trusty Servant; The Widow (painted by Smith's cousin J. L. Fisher); Blackbird and Thrush in Covert; Ceres; "The Highland soldier bidding adieu to his love"; "Pig-Pig-Pig"; La Maitress du Titian; and Japan Rose. Scrapbook also includes a crayon rubbing of the monumental brass on the tomb of Sir John Ratcliffe and Dame Alice at Crathwaite Church (Keswick, Cumberland); a series of French etchings satirizing the military; a photograph of the "Arsenal at Vienna"; and a trade card for the Interlaken Grand Hotel Victoria., Title supplied by cataloger., Few items removed., Many items contain corresponding inscriptions (often illegible) by the artist or inscriptions on verso by Smith explicating provenance., Various artists and engravers including P. Planat, H. Richter, W. Froden, Maurice, H. Moses, Hanlon, and G. Fairman., Various printers and publishers including George Baxter, Ducarme, Langlume, Auguste Bry, LeBlond & Co., Leighton Bros., Destouches, and Smith, Elder, & Co., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

[Scrapbook of portraits]
Scrapbook containing portrait prints and photographs of American and European historical figures, dignitaries, and celebrities, including several images of Queen Victoria. Majority of portraits are cartes de visite depicting full or three-quarter length views, often also showing props, including balustrades, chairs, and backdrops. Sitters include Simon Cameron, Lord Byron, Lord Cranworth, Charlotte Cushman, the young Edward VII, Percy Fitzgerald, Joseph Hew[e]s, John Hogan, James Logan, Frederick Marryat, Michelangelo, D. L. Moody, Napoleon III, Winfield Scott, Rev. Cortlandt Van Rensselaer, Queen Victoria, Sir William Wilde, Lady Wilde, and Lord Wodehouse. Also contains a small number of unidentified portraits; patriotic song sheets illustrated with military leaders of No. 1 and No. 2 Arméee Française, including Felix Douay; and images of statuary, including the sculpture of Alexander Hamilton by Horatio Stone., Title supplied by cataloger., Some items identified by, or contain, manuscript notes by Smith inscribed on mount or verso. Notes often explicate provenance., Various artists, photographers, and engravers including A. Blaikely, D. J. Pound, F. Winterhalter, J. B. Longacre, F. Kearny, A. Bernoud, W. Behnes, O. A. Lawson, J. Horsburgh, M. B. Brady, John Sartain, J. Bonnet, O. W. Wilson, C. Herberth, and Fratelli Alinari., Various printers and publishers including George C. Leighton, John Wanamaker & Co., B. Rogers, Adam Waldie, and Morris pere et fils., Forms part of M. Rebecca Darby Smith Scrapbooks Collection., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

[Scrapbook of prints]
Scrapbook containing primarily engraved periodical illustrations issued between circa 1820 and 1852 from American publications, including "Wellman's Literary Miscellany" and "Sartain's Magazine." Illustrations predominantly depict sentimental, religious, and genre views, many after European paintings, and often including children and animals, predominantly dogs. Titles include The Village School; Sunday Morning; Samuel & Eli; The Invasion; Early Piety; Sunday Morning; Calumet, or the Christian Indian; Christ Healing the Sick; The Child and the Mastiff; The Reaper's Friend; Hawk and Dove; The Young Tutors; The Farmer's Daughter; Rural Life (Wellman's Literary Miscellany); Innocence and Roguery; The Magic Lake, a scene from The Pilgrim of Love, The Valley of Repose, and The Exiles at Babylon from Sartain's Magazine; The First Friend; and The Sermon on the Mount. Other illustrations, some vignette on mauve-colored paper, depict Philadelphia and regional landmarks, including Schuylkill Near Flat Rock; Gilpin Mills on the Brandywine; Andalusia, the seat of Nicholas Biddle, Esq.; The Residence of the Count de Survilliers (i.e., Joseph Bonaparte) Bordentown; Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia; and Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane. Also includes a tipped in miniature, embossed die cut of a vase of flowers., Patterned red paper binding., Artists and engravers include William Redmore Bigg; Thomas Birch; Hugh Bridport; J. G. Chapman; Thomas Doughty; George B. Ellis; Jean Augustin Franquelin; Hendemann; Illman & Sons; David G. Johnson; T. Kelley; J. B. Longacre; John B. Neagle; J. Holmes; F. Humphrys; W. Mason; John McArthur; Frederick Richard Pickersgill; J. W. Steel; Stuart & Fowler; W. E. Tucker; Henry Warren; Welch & Walter; Benjamin West; and Franz Winterhalter., Printers and publishers include Benjamin Rogers and Key & Biddle., Contains hand-colored title page printed "On stone by P.S. Duval's Lithy. Phila." and titled "Manchester Print Works. I. P. Wendell & Co. Philadelphia.", Some prints identified with title written in manuscript below image., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Housed in phase box., Contains several blank pages, many with glue marks.

[Scrapbook of prints]
Scrapbook containing predominantly clipped book and periodical illustrations, including a number of vignettes engraved by W. E. Tucker after the work of Thomas Birch, showing European and American landscapes and landmarks, animal portraiture, and genre and Biblical scenes. Landscape and landmark views mainly depict the Eastern United States and Great Britain. Titles include Passaic Falls; Bandit's Home; The Woodlands, near Philadelphia-Seat of J. Lisle Esq.; Philadelphia from the Elm Tree, Kensington; The Prison at Venice; Abbey Gate of St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk; The Little Irish Girl; The City of Pompeii; The Deluge; The Three Maries at the Tomb of Christ; The Residence of Samuel Breck Esq. on the Schuylkill; Barlborough Hall, Derbyshire; Church Street, St Paul's Church & the Cemetery Gate of St. Augustine's Monastery, Canterbury; The Happy Family; and Plate XV from a 1782 edition of Don Quixote. Several of the views contain persons on foot, images of estates or rural life, farm animals, and modes of transportation on land or sea. Animal portraitures depict birds, sheep, goats, cows, and a wolf. Scrapbook also contains early European landscape lithographs designed by J. Rothmuller and G. Englemann; a lithograph signed with the monogram JPL; illustrated title pages from Oliver Goldsmith's "The Traveler" and William Shenstone's "The School Mistress"; a portrait of Elizabeth Fry; cutouts depicting a tiger and a Moses-like figure; watercolor and gouache drawings of flowers, a butterfly and a ruins; a pressed feather; and three newspaper clippings referring to poets M. LaMartine, Lady Flora Hastings, and Felicia Hemans., Title supplied by cataloger., Label pasted on inside front cover: A. R. Poole, Fancy Stationer, 66 Chestnut St., Philada., Some pages contain paste marks from removed items., Various artists, including T. Doughty, T. Birch, J. V. Barber, P. Dewint, B. K. Fox, L. T. Lee, J. Martin, J. Rothmuller, Charles Barber, Joseph Fussell, R. Westall, G. S. Newton, A. Mosses, B. West, Geo. Shepherd, John Boaden, and Stothard., Various engravers, including W. E. Tucker, W. Miller, C. G. Childs, J. Lybrand, Hall, Charles Pye, Robert Brandard, Mottram, J. W. Steel, J. B. Longacre, E. Smith, J. Neagle, H. Adlard, Hamilton, and William Blake., Various printers and publishers, including Engelmann, Whittaker & Co., Joyce Gold, Pendleton, and Harrison & Co., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Binding in poor condition., Mary Rebecca Darby Smith (1814-1886) was the daughter of Philadelphia Quakers Hannah Logan Fisher (1777-1846) and James Smith (d. 1826) and great great granddaughter of scholar and William Penn's secretary James Logan. Smith, known as an eccentric, never married and traveled widely from the mid to late 19th century. Between 1859 and 1886, she resided in Washington, D.C (1859-1861) and traveled to Europe (1860-1870; 1874-1876; 1880-1886), including the British Isles, Rome, Venice, Paris and St. Petersburg. She was also an autograph collector, author, poet, and socialite. Smith died and was buried in London in November 1886. Her estate was valued at over $30,000 and she left several bequests, including to the Library Company, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and friends throughout the East coast of the United States, Europe, and Russia.

[Scrapbook of prints and clippings]
Scrapbook containing primarily clipped book and periodical illustrations, as well as newspaper clippings from the 1820s to circa 1840. Illustrations predominantly depict portraits of prominent figures, including Capt. Nicholas Biddle and Gen. Anthony Wayne; landscapes, including Fairmount Water Works, Paris, and Italy; European dwellings; and genre, sentimental, and allegorical scenes, including depictions of children with animals, scenes of courtship, amusement, and solemnity; literary allusions; and a "Hen Humming Bird with her Nest of Eggs." Clippings, a number from the National Gazette, contain poems, parables, obituaries, biographical sketches, and literary references. Other topics include advice to save costs from the hardship of winter in Philadelphia, including lessening wages for servants and purchasing less butter at market; the importance of medical testimony; and a positive review of the recitation of a George A. Boker poem of war by Smith. Scrapbook also contains a silhouette of a soldier on horseback and tipped-in printed works, including the program for the wedding of Queen Victoria in 1840; ca. 1887 trade cards for the Au Bon Marche Paris department store; the 1857 illustrated songsheet "Come Whoam To thi Childer An Me"; and an 1845 newspaper clipping of an excerpt of "The Diary of a Young Mother" by Lady Willoughby, Title supplied by cataloger., Pasted on first page: Illustrated title page of edition of "Ladies Album. Published by R. De Silver, No. 110 Walnut Street, Philadelphia. Illustration shows a young man playing a trumpet near a young woman reading, with her dog, along a riverbank., Manuscript notes in blue ink on first page: Rebecca D. Smith; The Injured and Persecuted One., Few pages contain paste marks from removed items., Various artists, including T. Birch, John Trumbull, F. Nash, C. Fielding, W. Brockedon, Strickland, J. C., T. Doughty; B. K. Fox, W. G. Wall, W. D. Fellows, and Richd. R. Smith., Various engravers, including P. Kearny, J. Warr, Jr., Edwin, C. G. Childs, Leney, Fairman & Childs, Tiebout, Porlier, G.B. Ellis, W. Woodruff, J. Lybrand, Peter Maverick, J. Hill, and Langton., Various printers and publishers, including Edwd. Parker, William Allen, F. Kearny, and Testu & Massin., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Binding in poor condition.

[Scrapbook with periodical illustrations, comic valentines, and patent medicine advertisements]
Eccentrically-arranged scrapbook predominantly containing newspaper clippings, patent medicine almanac advertisements, and comic valentines. Also contains scraps, trade cards, and labels. Clippings, many published in the sensational periodicals “National Police Gazette” and “Days' Doings” primarily depict illustrations of murders and violence, crimes and punishments, human curiosities, animal attacks, human peril, women in distress, evocative theatrical performances, acts of daring, cross dressing and comic scenes in silhouette. Illustrations include H. P. Peer's 1879 jump from the Niagara Falls bridge and a fight between the elephant "Bolivar" and a camel in Van Amburgh's menagerie. Patent medicine advertisements primarily promote the products of Barker's Horse, Cattle, and Poultry Powder; C. I. Hood's Sarsaparilla; Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pill; and E. S. Well's Rough on Rats. Valentines satirize various professions and gender and ethnic stereotypes, including a cook, music teacher, machinist, hatter, seamstress, “French nurse –(from Ireland)”; “novel reader,” “prudish young woman,” and “an old bore.” Also contains some sentimental and genre imagery, including mothers and children, children playing, and pets; landscape and cityscape illustrations; African American caricatures; Tobin trade cards depicting comical views of baseball players; an advertisement for The Electric Era/ German Electric Belt Agency (Brooklyn, N.Y.); Dalziel Brother illustrations of scenes from popular Charles Dickens novels like “Nicholas Nickleby”; chromoxylograph illustration from Aunt Matilda series “The Little Deserter” (McLoughlin Bros., ca. 1869); illustrated children's book covers; and a finely-designed chromolithographic advertisement depicting allegorical figures, flowers, and produce to promote gardens (Lowell, Mass.)., Small number of pages contain hand-coloring., Also originally included tucked-in partial editions of N.Y. newspapers issued in 1890. Issues housed in mylar and with scrapbook., Scrap depicting two racing horses and their jockeys pasted on back cover., Housed in phase box.

Sewing Machine Polka
Sheet music cover showing four well-dressed women in a finely-decorated parlor with a sewing machine. Two women, with a cat and sheet of paper at their feet, work at the machine in the center of the room. Near them another woman stands and observes as another woman across the room sews by hand while seated on a chair. In the background, skyline at dusk is visible through a large window with drawn-back drapery., Printed on recto: 5., Inscribed lower left corner: 51., See also proof before letters and color [P.9349.56b]., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

[Sketchbook during New England summer excursion, July-August 1882]
Sketchbook containing predominantly life studies of animals in pencil, often composed as montages. Animals depicted include cows, dogs, chickens, and cats. Images include studies of heads, bodies, hooves, and joints, as well as full-length depictions, primarily cows, while grazing, wading in water, and lying in the grass. Other sketches show human figures, including probably Emily and Charles Moran; landscapes, including a panorama containing a factory; tree and flower studies; and a scene captioned "Destruction of Schenectedy by French & Indians. Attack at night. Cold and snow on the ground" bordered by a view of a couple seated on a bench near a lake. Also contains a small number of pasted in scraps containing studies of sheep, cows, and a landscape., Front outside cover inscribed: Moran., Some images include inscriptions, often illegible., Inside front cover inscribed: P. Moran, 1322 Jefferson St., Philadelphia, Penna.; 100 [Drawing?] Label for “A.A. Walker & Co., Importing Artist Colormen, 538 Washington St., Boston., Label pasted on inside front cover: A.A. Walker & Co., Importing Artist Colormen, 538 Washington St., Boston., Contains one dated sketch. Dated "Aug 29/82" and shows a landscape, including a pond., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., See David Gilmore Wright, Domestic and wild: Peter Moran's images of America (Baltimore: Creo Press, 2010), vol. 1, 45, 71.

[Sketchbook during New England summer excursion, July-August 1882]
Sketchbook containing pencil and watercolor landscapes and marine views, and life studies of animals. Many of the landscapes and marines are identified with a date, title, and notes about color. Identified views include a landscape showing a hillside with rocks and foliage in "Portsmouth, N.H., July 30"; a lumber mill at "Pleasant Point, Portsmouth, N.H."; a ship at a pier in "Norwich - Con., Aug 18/82"; wood houses along the shoreline and a hillside lined with trees and bushes in 'Old York" (latter dated Aug. 7th/82); cows, and a ship at a wharf in "Gloucester Aug 12/82; landscape in "Concordville, N.H. [sic] Aug 1"; a sailing ship on the coast in "Gloucester, Aug 13/82"; the lighthouse "The Nubble, York Beach"; "Falls, Quinebaug River"; landscape, including a partial view of a roof in "Putnam, Con. Aug 17/82"; seaside view with residence at "Old York Aug 7/82 and Aug 8/82"; a laborer "Carting Sand, York Beach, Aug 8/82" into a cart hitched to bulls near a sleeping dog; a panoramic view of "Old York Aug 7/82," including buildings, a seated figure, and a sailboat; mountainside in "Gloucester Aug 14/82"; and "York Beach Aug 1/82." Unidentified sketches show bucolic residential and hillside views, cows grazing, wharf scenes, and studies of a gated fence, a cliff, and a bull standing and lying in the grass., Front outside cover inscribed: Moran., Several images dated, titled, or include inscriptions, often illegible., Inside front cover inscribed with several manuscript notes. Notes include: 36 [same back pack?] Elias Baker, York, Hamlin Maine; David Trowbridge, Eastford, Windom Co., Conn.; P. Moran, 1322 Jefferson St. Philadelphia; Ann Weston, Aug. 2nd; P. Moran. Also contains miniature sketches of human figures., Inside front cover stamped in blue ink: Frost Adams, Artists Materials, Boston., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., See David Gilmore Wright, Domestic and wild: Peter Moran's images of America (Baltimore: Creo Press, 2010), vol. 1, 45, 71.

[Sketchbook during New England summer excursion, July-August 1882]
Sketchbook containing predominantly life studies of animals in pencil. Animals depicted include sheep, cows, horses, goats, dogs, frogs, and a pig. Some sketches are composed as scenes, including depictions of a herd of sheep in a hutch; sheep grazing by a tree on a farm; cows wading in water, and grazing near a creek by a bridge; and a family group of sheep, including a ram. Other sketches show a female figure carrying a bucket (Emily Moran?), landscapes, tree studies, a view of a barn and farm, detailed compositions of a saddle on the back of a horse and a dog laying in the grass, as well as a view, with manuscript notes about color, depicting a fire-ravaged area of forest . Also contains a small number of watercolors of landscapes and pasted in scraps containing sketched studies of sheep, a landscape, donkey, and pig., Some images include inscriptions, some partially legible, including about dimensions and color., Inside back cover contains faint sketch of possibly buildings., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., See David Gilmore Wright, Domestic and wild: Peter Moran's images of America (Baltimore: Creo Press, 2010), vol. 1, 45, 71., Missing front cover.

[Specimens album]
Scrapbook of print specimens and proofs probably compiled by a printer associated with the Philadelphia lithographic firm Stein & Jones. Contains book and periodical plates and illustrations; sheet music covers; proof prints; collecting cards; trade cards (several glossed); bank notes, checks, billheads, and receipts; certificates; advertising calendars; and chromolithographed labels and scraps. Majority of contents include several plates from Thomas Allom's "China: In a Series of Views,..." (London, 1860), Albert Barnes's "Scenes and Incidents in the Life of the Apostle Paul" (Philadelphia, 1869), John Fleetwood's "The life of Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ" (Philadelphia, 1871) and Daniel March's "Our Father's House , or The Unwritten Word" ((Philadelphia, 1871); illustrations and plates depicting genre, religious, sentimental, historical, natural history, scientific, and scenic views from children and gift books, and periodicals, including "Leila in England" and "Leila at Home" (Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1875-1880), "Peterson's Magazine" (plates engraved by Illman Brothers), "Ladies Companion," "Graham's Magazine," "Odd Fellow's Casket," "Transactions and Proceedings of American Entomological Society" and "Annals Lyceum of Natural History"; and several works printed by Stein & Jones and Cincinnati lithographers Klauprech & Menzel and Ehrgott & Fobriger, including trade cards, labels, tickets, invitations, certificates, receipts, checks, bank notes, sheet music covers, advertisements, and book illustrations., Bank notes, receipts, checks, and certificates document primarily Philadelphia and New York bank, coal, oil, steel, and real estate businesses, including Bank of Fashion, Belmont Petroleum Refinery, and Union College Bank. Trade cards, tickets, invitations, and labels represent primarily Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, New York, Cincinatti and Chicago businesses and organizations, including printers and art supply dealers; perfume, patent medicine, wine, dry goods, and clothing dealers; doctors and dentists; bankers and brokers; and manufacturers. The materials contain patriotic, agricultural, and transportation vignettes, views of buildings, anaglyptography (i.e., medal engraving), allegorical figures, and Centennial Exhibition (1876) imagery. Sheet music covers, predominantly printed by Ehrgott & Fobriger, depict mainly genre and Civil War scenes, portraiture, including images of entertainers, and advertisements such as "Sewing Machine Polka." Work by the Cincinatti lithographers also include several book illustrations depicting Ohio and Cincinnati asylums, institutes, seminaries, and landmarks, as well as uncut sheets of views of cemetery monuments for "The Cincinnati Cemetery of Spring Grove..." (Cincinnati, 1862). Several of the ephemera also printed by Grattan & Co., Theodore Leonhardt, and Wm. F. Murphy & Sons., Scrapbook also contains 1860s Berlin wool work patterns ("Peterson’s Ladies National Magazine"); ornate border print specimens, some with cut-out overlays; proofs and final states of textile, fruit, liquor, druggist labels, and tobacco labels printed predominantly by Stern, Jonas & Co. and Steng & Paxson and depicting romantic, patriotic, and mystical themes, including "I Am Free" logo illustrated with an African American man ; European prints, including plates from Bernard-Romain Julien "Cours Elementaire," and issued by German publisher A.H. Payne (some hand-colored); ca. 1855 Bowen & Co. plates of birds from "United States Pacific Rail Road Expedition and Survey"; color printed and numbered proof lithographs depicting Mo-Hon-Go; Shar- I-Tar-Ish; Se-Quo-Yah after plates in McKenney & Hall's "History of the Indian Tribes of North America"; Philadelphia Sketch Club signage; portraits of Catholic bishops, celebrity and political figures, and lithographers Rudolph Stein and Alfred Jones; mechanical views printed by William Boell; job printing specimen vignettes depicting masonic, military, allegorical, and patriotic imagery, transportation views, women, entertainers, agriculture, buildings, animals, and machinery; collecting cards showing George and Martha Washington, Civil War generals, celebrities, including Lydia Thompson and Euphrosyne Parepa-Rosasea, wild life, Biblical animals, fashion, and satiric scenes; and chromolithographic scrap portraits of women., Stamped on spine: Specimens., Various artists, engravers, lithographers, and printers including Ackerman; John Alexander; Thomas Allom; William Boell; John T. Bowen,; Bowen & Co.; Byram & Slack; C. E. Wemple & Co.; Donaldson Brothers ; G. Dow; Ehrgott & Fobriger; Dominque Fabronius; Grattan & Co.; The Hatch Lith. Co.; Otto Knirsch; L. H. Bradford & Co.; Klauprech & Menzel; Theodore Leonhardt; London Printing and Publishing Company; McLaughlin Bros.; Antoine [Maurin?]; A.H. Payne; Prang & Co.; Rawdon, Wright & Hatch; William H. Rease; Sarony & Major; John Sartain; Samuel Sartain; R. Trembley; J. Shobe; Steng & Paxson; Stern, Jonas & Co.; A. B. Walter; and Wm. F. Murphy & Sons., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Index of general subjects illustrated available at repository., Several items found loose in album removed and housed separately., Gift of Margaret Robinson.

[Specimens album loose prints collection]
[Specimens album loose prints collection]
Collection of loose prints from a specimen album probably compiled by a printer once associated with the Philadelphia lithographic firm Stein and Jones. Contains chromolithographic art supplements and advertising specimens; proof sheets; checks, bank notes billheads, and receipts; trade cards and labels; vignette specimens; proof sheets; and illustrations. Businesses and trades represented include banks, manufacturers, and the textile industry. Collection also includes a proof of a trade catalog for gas pipe fittings; job work, including an 1877 broadside for an "Assessor's Registry of Voters" of a Philadelphia ward; an advertising print for the Walnut Street House (Cincinnati, Oh.); and a sheet music cover containing a landscape view., Title supplied by cataloger., Various printers, including Simeon Boerum; Ehrgott, Fobriger & Co.; Geo. S. Harris & Sons; J. Ottmann; and Wm. F. Murphy Sons., Originally part of Specimens Album [P.9349]., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Sweet Briar Mansion, in 1843. (In Fairmount Park) [graphic].
Lithograph showing horses galloping and drinking water in front of the former country house of Philadelphia merchant and politician Samuel Breck built in 1797 in West Fairmount Park. Two men stand and talk in front of the mansion in the background. Includes a view of another dwelling in the right background. Sweet Briar was incorporated into the park in 1869 and remodeled in 1870 for use as a children's restaurant. Also known as the Samuel Breck House and Sweetbrier., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

[Textile labels advertising Ginghams, and Balmoral skirts]
Series of illustrated textile labels for Fulton and Clyde Ginghams, and Raleigh's, J. P. Buggy, and Fairbrook Mills balmoral skirts. Illustrations depict Robert Fulton seated in front of a view of a steamboat on the water; a Scottish hunter attired in a kilt and accompanied by a dog; a fashionably-attired couple seated in a pavilion; individual women in winter attire lifting their overskirt to expose their Balmoral skirt; and a couple ice skating., Title supplied by cataloger., One of prints [P.9349.187d] copyrighted in 1866 by Arthur Keegan, Printers include Theodore Leonhardt and Stein & Jones., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., See P.9349.153l for proof of P.9349.187g., Leonhardt relocated his establishment to 114 South Third Street in 1868.

Thos. Moore's Cottage, Phila. Park. [graphic].
Lithograph showing the one-story cottage located on the west side of the Schuylkill River above the Reading Railway Bridge in Fairmount Park. A man leaves the house as a woman enters the dwelling. Includes a dog on a path in the foreground, a large warped tree in front of the cottage, and horses walking on paths in the distant right background. The cottage was on the estate of Jacob S. Waln where the Irish poet Tom Moore puportedly stayed during his visit to Philadelphia in 1804. Dwelling also known as Boelson Cottage, Belmont Cottage and Pig's Eye Cottage., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

"A token of love from me, to thee"
Album page containing a drawing of a black butterfly on a twig with flowers., Title from manuscript note., Douglass, an artist and prominent Quaker member of the Philadelphia African American elite community, was best known as an educator and anti-slavery activist.

[Trade cards containing a view of the Rhine Valley]
Trade cards for wine and beer importers John Brueck (617 S. Third St.) and John Betz containing a view of a village along the Rhine River. Betz trade card, possibly a proof, also includes vignettes depicting a wine bottle and glass, and a bunch of grapes. Brueck operated a tavern in 1862., Title supplied by cataloger., Name of printer from P.9349.154k., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

[Trade cards for Ehrgott, Fobriger & Co.]
Series of illustrated trade cards for the Cincinnati lithographers, engravers, and printers. Imagery includes an allegorical female figure seated near objects symbolic of the arts and sciences, including a paint palette, compass, globe, and books and scenes of a farmer at his plow, a traveling locomotive, and sailing vessels on the ocean. Other pictorial details include ornate frames surrounding advertising text. Frames contain scrolls and bunches of grapes. The premier firm established in 1856 operated as Ehrgott, Fobriger & Co. between 1860 and 1869., Title supplied by cataloger., Color lithographs printed in either blue, green, or violet ink., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

Two weeks in the Yellowstone.
Limited edition, souvenir miniature book containing a photographic frontispiece and describing a Vaux family trip to the Yellowstone National Park in August 1885. Photograph shows a woman and young man, probably Mary Vaux and one of her brothers, standing near a geyser, probably one of the several described in the text., Paper binding., Back endpaper printed: Two weeks in the Yellowstone, By Wm. S. Vaux Jr., Contains extract taken from a diary kept at the time. Edition limited fifty copies. Illustrated with Photographs. Price 25 cts., post paid. Address: Wm s. Vaux Jr., 1715 Arch St., Philada., Dedication: To the member of our family, whom I plague while at home and mourn for while away, This book is affectionately dedicated., Registered no. 3., Gift from the heirs of Paul D.I. and Anna S. Maier: James H. Maier, Anthony M. Maier, Marianna M. Thomas, and Cynthia C. Maier., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Copy also held in the Special Collections, Haverford College Library, Haverford, Pa., Housed in phase box., William S. Vaux, Jr. was one of the trio of siblings of Philadelphia photographers, mountaineers, and scientists that also included Mary M. Vaux (1860-1940) and George Vaux, Jr. (1863-1927). An architect by trade, Vaux and his siblings extensively explored, studied, and photographically documented the West beginning with their trip to Yellowstone National Park in 1885. The family photographic expeditions focused on the Canadian Rocky and Selkirk Mountains over a period of twenty years following their first visit to that region in 1887. The Vauxes, recognized as expert glaciologists published and spoke about their observations of the glaciers in the scientific community, delivering papers for such organizations as the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences. Vaux was also a member of the American Academy of Natural Sciences and an executive of the Photographic Society of Philadelphia until his untimely death in 1908.

[Unnumbered plate and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate, with buildings unnumbered, showing a section of the 700 block (186-235 pre consolidation) of Chestnut Street. South side includes Utah House tenanted by hat dealers A. G. New & Co. and music publishers Lee & Walker (186); E. M. Moulson's Millinery and Moulson Daguerreotypist Temple of Fancy (192); and merchant Andrew Wight (198). North side contains no identified businesses., Advertisements promote, through several lines of text, the depicted Moulson establishments, as well as H.G. Sickels' Lamp Manufactory and Gas Fitting Establishment, No. 32 North Second Street, Philadelphia. Moulson's Daguerreotype Establishment advertises the type of equipment (Voightlander cameras) used; the inconsequence of weather conditions; price – "Fifty Cents Only, is now Charged, for a Beautiful, Durable, and Life-like Portrait"; and John Moulson's evidence of his "merit" to perfectly satisfy his customers through his extensive experience formerly at Chestnut and Eighth Street and his recent improved process. Moulson's Millinery advertisement promotes Mrs. Moulson's "ability to purchase of Importers, at wholesale and for cash" and “will not be undersold by any establishment in the city or country." Sickels' advertisement contains a border of several different models of lamps and fixtures, including ceiling, standing, and decorative., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 13., LCP also holds trimmed variant depicting North side [P.2008.34.16.8]. Contains pencil inscription: 235. Also holds trimmed duplicate depicting South side [P.2008.34.16.10].

[Unnumbered plate and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Unnumbered plate showing a section of the 800 block (200-265) of Chestnut Street. South side includes H. Hooker & Co., Stationers & Books (200); Murphey & Billmeyers, House Furnishing Warerooms (202); W. J. Horstmann, Fringes, Gimps, Buttons & c. (204); R. W. Carter, Toilet and Fancy Store (204 1/2); [Cornelius] Everest, Jeweler (206); Le Boutillier Brothers, Fancy Dry Goods (208); Art Union of Philadelphia (210); fancy goods store of R. & W. Fraser (212); and dry goods store of Thos W. Evans & Co. (214). North side includes Presbyterian Board of Publication (265) and the boarding house Butler House (259), prevously the residence of Senator Pierce Butler. "Jeweler" (206) included on plate as pasted-on detail., Advertisements promote eight of the businesses depicted, including Art Union of Philadelphia, which advertises every member for the year of 1851 will receive "for each subscription of five dollars," a print of Huntington's "Christiana and her Children" and companion print "Mercy's Dream" and choice of any two of the "following four splendid engravings": "John Knox's Interview with Mary Queen of Scots," "Ruth and Boaz," "Mercy's Dream," "Christiana and her Children," and a copy of the "Philadelphia Art Union Reporter.", Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 14., LCP also holds trimmed duplicate depicting South side [P.2008.34.16.11].

[Unnumbered plate and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Unnumbered plates showing a section of the 900 block (256-305) of Chestnut Street. South side includes T. W. Dufrenes, Ornamental Stone Works (260-262); F. A. Hoyt, Boys' Clothing (264); [E. N.] Scherrs' Piano Forte Ware Rooms (266); E. Ferrett & Co., Pianos & Music (268); and John Bringhurst, Druggist (272). North side includes Simon Colton, [G]rocer (305) and B. E. Moore, Tailor (301). “Boy's Clothing” signage (264) included on plate as pasted detail., Accompanying advertisements promote six of the businesses depicted as well as businesses from complementary plate, including Moore, Markoe House, Colton, Scherr, Ferrett, and Bringhurst. Advertisements contain ornamented type and two (Markoe House and Colton) contain lines of promotional text., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., LCP also holds trimmed duplicate depicting North side [P.2008.34.16.14]. Inscribed in pencil 295, 297, 299., Folder 17.

Vankirk & Co. Philadelphia.
Series of trade catalog illustrations showing different styles of chandelier lamps produced by the chandelier works in Frankford. Includes views of three-, four-, and six-light chandliers with globe-, bell-, and fluted-shaped glass shades, Style numbers include no. 362, no. 363, no. 404, no. 457 and no. 661 (including "for Coal Oil"). Prints also includes the spread (from 19 to 36 in.) of the light fixtures., Three of the four prints contain plate numbers in upper right corner: Plate 59, 62, and 63., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Boell relocated his establishment to 312 & 314 Walnut Street in 1868.

[Vase of flowers]
Album page containing a drawing of a vase of flowers., Title supplied by cataloguer., Possibly by Amy Matilda Cassey.

[Vase of flowers]
Album page with border containing a drawing of a vase of flowers., Title supplied by cataloguer., Douglass, an artist and prominent Quaker member of the Philadelphia African American community, was best known as an educator and anti-slavery activist.

Views at Chestnutwold, residence of C.H. Clark.
Album of 12 photographic views showing the West Philadelphia estate of Philadelphia banker and collector Clarence Howard Clark at 4200 Locust Street. Images depict the front gate to the residence, the residence, green house and garden, and pond with fountain. Also depicts members of Clark's family posed at the residence, on the grounds, in a goat carriage, and in a boat on the pond. Views also include an African American servant posed near an entrance, gardeners at the greenhouse, wooded areas, paths, and lawn chairs., Photographer's imprint from blind stamp on mounts., Title from brown morocco binding, plate on front cover., Bookplate of The Divinity School of the Protestant Episcopal Church pasted inside front cover. Typed Gift of Clarence Clark Zantzinger (1925)., Retrospective conversion record: original entry, edited., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., LCP AR [Annual Report] 1990, p. 54., Housed in phase box., Added to African Americana Digital Collection through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of the Commonwealth Libraries, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett, Governor, 2013-2014., Clarence Howard Clark, banker, book collector, philanthropist, horticulturalist, and prominent land developer of West Philadelphia resided in Chesnutwold from about the 1860s. The property was originally built by Samuel K. Hopkins Jr. for banker Nathaniel Borrodail Browne after 1851. Altered during the 1880s, including an addition, the estate grounds were open to the public by 1895 when Clark donated some of his other land holdings for an adjacent public park (i.e., Clark Park). Following Clark's death, Chestnutwold was presumed to be given to the city as a public park, but instead was purchased in 1917 by The Divinity School of the Protestant Episcopal Church. Clark was married to Amie Hampton Westcott (d. 1870) and later Marie Motley Davis with whom he had three sons, including Philadelphia mayor Joseph S. Clark.

Views of Ashwood, Gulph Mills, and other sites in Delaware County and surrounding counties in Pennsylvania
Album containing 24 photographs showing landscape views of Delaware County and portraiture of family and acquaintances. Images include exterior and interior views of the Leaming family estate Ashwood near Villanova and views of Conshohocken, Darby Creek near Lewis Mill, Valley Forge, Gulph and Morris mills and dams, Hammer Hollow, and farmland in Cream and Pleasant valleys. Also contains an image of Radnor Meeting House and a photographic reproduction of a cloud filled sky captioned "Sic Itur ad Astra" (i.e., thus you shall go the stars). Many of the views include Leaming's wife and children and others posed in parlors; with animals; on bridges and dirt paths; at brooks, creeks, spring houses, and barns; and in modes of transportion, including canoes and horse-drawn vehicles. Other portrait sitters include Alice Bourda and children Ernie Law, Tommy Gaffney, Henny Lewis, and Og Hoffman., Wooden binding., Title supplied by cataloger., Captions by Robert Waln Leaming on the recto and verso of the album pages., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., See LCP AR [Annual Report] 1999, p. 45-46., Gift of Mrs. Clifford Lewis III., Housed in phase box., Robert Waln Leaming, grandson of China Trade merchant Robert Waln (1765-1836), was a merchant by trade who also painted and practiced photography. He was married to Julia Scott, descended from the royal Scotts of Ancrum, with whom he had four children Rebecca, i.e., Reb (1850-1911); Mary, i.e., Mame (1851-1911); Julia, i.e., Duly (1854-1913), and Thomas (1856-1911). Leaming was also an active member of the Photographic Society of Philadelphia. His residence Ashwood, not to be confused with the Penn-Gaskell/DeCosta property of the same name (208 Ashwood Road, Villanova), was razed in the late 19th century.

Views of Fairmount Park Philadelphia 1866
Album of photographs of aerial and landscape views taken in the park during the Centennial Exhibition of 1876, which celebrated the centennial of the United States through an international exhibition of industry, agriculture, and art. Photographs predominately depict views from observation towers at George's Hill and Lemon Hill. Images show the Centennial Exhibition grounds, including the buildings, monuments, ponds, 24th Ward Reservoir, and Centennial Station and tracks of the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad; Fairmount Water Works; Girard College and surrounding neighborhood, including Brewerytown; the breweries of H. J. Walter (North Thirty-third and Thompson streets), Bergner & Engel (3200 block Thompson Street), F. A. Poth (North Thirty-first and Jefferson streets) and Bergdoll & Psotta (Twenty-ninth and Parish streets, built 1875); boat houses and landings near the waterworks; bridges, including the Wire Suspension Bridge at Fairmount, Girard Avenue Bridge, and New York Connecting Railroad Bridge; and cityscape. Also contains views of Wissahickon Creek and Fairmount Park, including Belmont Pumping Station, fountains, landscaped gardens, and the observation tower at George's Hill; the Lincoln and Humboldt monuments; signage on the Centennial pavilions; and park visitors., Title from black morocco binding, stamped front cover. Stamped with incorrect date., Spine stamped: Views. Fairmount Park 1866., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Select images reproduced in Kenneth Finkel's Nineteenth-century photography in Philadelphia (New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1980).

Views of Loudoun and Stenton, residences of Maria Dickinson Logan and her brother, Albanus C. Logan, Germantown, Philadelphia
Album of snapshots showing the Logan family residence Loudoun erected for Thomas Armat (photographer's great grandfather) in 1800 at 4650 Germantown Avenue and Stenton, the Logan family country seat at 4601 North Eighteenth Street in Germantown. Contains interior views of Loudoun depicting the parlor and a bedroom. Also includes views of the Stenton grounds showing a wood pile, a hay stack, and rafts of lumber floating down a creek, possibly Wingohocking and portraiture, including an image of the photographer at her camera outside of the Stenton residence. Furniture and interior decoration includes arm chairs, settes, tables, framed paintings, chandeliers, fireplaces, sculpted busts, desks, mantlepieces, lamps, framed photographs, and plates. Also contains a portrait of her brother Albanus Charles; a group portrait, including the photographer, Albanus, and a woman identified as C. Dallett in front of George Logan's barn at Stenton; and an exterior view of a large stone residence captioned "Sammy [Gilles?]," possibly a tenant house on the Stenton property., Title supplied by cataloger., Leather binding, front cover stamped: Photographs., Photographer's imprint stamped on verso of tipped in photographs., Some tipped in photographs contain manuscript notes on verso. One photograph contains manuscript note on recto and verso. Recto: Room in L[oudoun] Return. Verso: The table 100 years old here is by this bed & a antique desk by fireplace., Insert: Folded fabric bookmark., Label for "Ward's Dark Leaf Albums" pasted on back cover advertising the size, style, and price for their "two styles of binding": Art Cloth and Seal Grain. Prices range from 25 cents to $2.50 for 3 1/4 x 4 1/2 to 10 x 12 inches., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., See also loose prints of Loudoun and Stenton by Logan (photo - 5x7 - [P.9276.82-93])., Maria Dickinson Logan, daughter of Anna Armat (1820-1895) and great great granddaughter of James Logan Gustavus Logan (1815-1876), resided, photographed, and worked to preserve the Logan family Germantown estates Loudoun and Stenton. At her death in 1939, Logan, a Colonial Dame, bequeathed several pieces of family furniture to Stenton (under the stewardship of the National Society of Colonial Dames since the early 20th century) as well as her residence, Loudoun, to the city of Philadelphia for use as a historic house.

Whann's Super Phosphate Manufactory. Walton, Whann & Co., proprietors. Wilmington, Delaware, office, Front & Market sts.
Billhead containing a view of the multi-building manufactory on a pier along the riverfront. Shows laborers transporting goods across the factory grounds with hand and horse-drawn carts. Others stand and depart from entryways to the buildings. At the end of the pier, sacks are piled near docked and approaching ships., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

The Wife. By Washington Irving.
Album page containing an ornately calligraphed transcription of the Irving poem about the wife as a helpmate to her husband., Reason, an African American New York engraver, was one of the only successful blacks engravers during the 1830s and 1840s.

William & Coons, importers of fancy goods. Manufacturers of pocket books, no. 19 North Fourth St. Philadelphia.
Trade card containing a central vignette showing a pocket book., P. 9349.146f contains gilt., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.

In Wissahickon Valley, Fairmount Park, Philada. [graphic] / A.K.
Lithograph showing two men standing and sitting on large boulders surrounded by trees in the Wissahickon section of Fairmount Park., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Works of P. & F. Corbin. New Britain Conn. U.S.A.
Trade card showing the factory complex of the hardware manufactory established in 1849 as Doen, Corbin & Company. Also shows operating smoke stacks and street and pedestrian traffic, including horse-drawn carts. Townscape is visible in the background. The firm operated as P. & F. Corbin Corporation between 1854 and 1880., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Reproduced in John B. Comstock, History of the house of P. & F. Corbin, MCMIV... (Buffalo: Matthews-Northrup Works, 1904)., Forms part of Scrapbook of Ephemera [8608.F].