Certificate containing a view showing a bustling street scene around the hospital situated opposite the Philadelphia, Wilmington, and Baltimore Railroad depot at the corner of Broad Street and Washington Avenue. On the sidewalk, soldiers converse, men and women pedestrians stroll, and a female peddler and vendor sell their goods and wares, the latter patronized by Zouaves. In the street, medical personnel and doctors accompany injured soldiers, by stretcher, foot, and on crutches toward the hospital. Men, women, and children walk, converse, and greet each other, and horse-drawn carriages, including possibly an ambulance, travel past and stop near the hospital. Children include a boy carrying a basket and two attempting to help a man with his valise. Also shows surrounding buildings in the background. The hospital provided care to the most seriously injured before their reassignment to other hospitals. The hospital closed on August 11, 1865., Signed Thomas T. Tasker Junr President and F. Bayle Secretary pro tem., Philadelphia on Stone, POS 129, Wainwright retrospective conversion project, edited., Historical Society of Pennsylvania:, Variant of image used as central scene in Wainwright 69.
Queen, James Fuller, 1820 or 21-1886, artist
Library Company of Philadelphia | Print Department **W67 [P.8650]