View looking northeast from Independence Square at the rear elevation of the State House built 1732-1748 after the designs of Andrew Hamilton and Edmund Woolley. Shows the statue of Commodore John Barry sculpted by Samuel Murray in 1906 and presented to the City of Philadelphia by the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in 1907. Also includes a temporary frame structure adorned with American shields set up behind the statue near the rear entrance and partial views of Old City Hall built 1790-1791 after designs by David Evans, Jr. and the Lafayette Building constructed in 1907 after designs by John T. Windrim (northwest cor. Fifth and Chestnut)., Title printed on mount., Additional places of publication printed on mount, including New York, NY; Portland, Oregon; London, Eng.; and Sydney, Aus., Publisher's imprint printed on mount., Printed above image on mount: H69., Explicative paragraph of text providing brief history of Independence Hall printed on verso. Includes table of numbers indicating "series" and "position"., Gray curved mount with rounded corners., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Gift of Robert M. Vogel.
Library Company of Philadelphia | Print Department stereo - Keystone View Company - Historic buildings and sites [P.9047.153]