Collection of 182 lantern slides photographed 1870-1916 by Philadelphia photographer and Photo-Secessionist John C. Bullock (1854-1939) predominately depicting views of colonial-era residences and landmarks on Germantown Avenue. The Germantown Avenue views, most created 1910-1915, illustrate the third edition of Charles F. Jenkins’ local history book The Guide Book to Historic Germantown. Collection also includes images of historic sites in Center City and rural landscape.
Distant view of the Spencer farm, the birthplace of Thomas Godfrey, inventor of the quadrant. The house, barn and other outbuildings sit on a hill overlooking Church Lane and Dutton Street., Photographer's imprint printed on mount., Title and date given in manuscript on mount.