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James McClees Philadelphia Photograph Collection
Library Company of Philadelphia (Department of Prints and Photographs)
Description: Exterior view of the Greek Revival-style church built 1842 after the designs of Napoleon LeBrun on Broad Street between Penn Square and Chestnut Street. View shows a man and children on the church steps; a street lamp at the corner; and a partial view of the U.S. Mint (1331-1337 Chestnut) in the left background.
Note: Title from manuscript note on mount.
Note: Retrospective conversion record: original entry, edited.
Note: Originally part of a McAllister scrapbook of views of Philadelphia.
Biographical/Historical Note: McClees & Germon, a partnership between Philadelphia photographers James E. McClees and Washington Lafayette Germon, was active between 1854-1855.
Provenance:: Provenance: McAllister, John A. (John Allister), 1822-1896, collector.
Associated Name: LeBrun, Napoleon, 1821-1901, architect.
Subject: Seventh Presbyterian Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Subject: United States Mint.
Subject: Presbyterian churches -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Address: Broad Street (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- South -- 000 block.
Link: View full record in the Library Company's digital image catalog
- Quantity: 1 photographic print: salted paper mounted on paper; 31 x 33 cm.(12.25 x 13 in.)
- Local Call: Library Company of Philadelphia Print Dept. *photo - McClees [(6)1322.F.44a]
- Item dates: 1855
Documented Architects, Engineers, and Others
[7th Presbyterian Church, Broad Above Chestnut]
(McClees & Germon photographer., 1855)
James McClees Philadelphia Photograph Collection, Library Company of Philadelphia.
Local ID #: (6)1322.F.44a
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