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Library Co. of Phila.
Philadelphia Then and Now: 60 Matching Photographic Views from 1859-1952 and from 1986-1988
Kenneth Finkel (au); Susan Oyama (ph)
A treasury of vintage photos of Phila. contrasted with contemporary photos taken from the same vantage point. The older views were carefully selected for historic relevance from thousands of rare images in the collection of the Lib. Co. of Phila. Then the same sites were photographs from the same vantage point, enabling you to witness the forces of change & evolution in the city. The captions that accompany the photos offer historical background & anecdotes about the site or locale depicted. An intro. outlines Phila’s. role as the “cradle of liberty,” transportation hub & industrial center, & the uses of photography in preserving the city’s past. B&W photos.
The Ridgway Building
Philadelphia ReVisions: The Print Department Collects: The Library Company of Philadelphia, March 28-August 26, 1983
Max Rosenthal, Philadelphia Skating Park (Philadelphia: L.N. Rosenthal, printer, ca. 1865). Chromolithograph.
The Repeal, or, the Funeral of Miss Ame-Stamp.
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