Breton's images, from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP)



"Basin at Eaton, Pa."
[Eaton, Pa.] Woodcut by Gilbert after Breton.
vol. 3, p. 98.b; Shippen Papers by Balch; Balch Collection

"Pennock's Mill, Holmesburg, Pa."
[Holmesburg, Pa.]
Stone engraving of the Penny Pack [after Breton' pencil sketch].
Notes: Built by Peter Dale and Chas. Saunders.
11.3 x 24.7 cm
K : VII - 45

"African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas in Philadelphia. A Sunday morning view of." [S.W. cor. Fifth and Adelphi Sts.]
Lithograph; printed by Kennedy and Lucas
22 x 26.7 cm
Bb 862 B756 #44

"Arch and Second Streets. Southeast corner."
[S.E. cor. Second and Arch Sts.]
Watercolor; 1833
11.5 x 17 cm
Bb 862 B756 #30a

"Arch Street Wharf. South side of Arch Street and the adjoining buildings at the Wharf." [Front and Arch Sts.]
Watercolor
16.3 x 12.3 cm
Bb 862 B756 #29a

"Bridge over the Pennypack."
[Pennypack??]
Wood engraving; William L. Breton, del., G. Gilbert, sc.
8 x 12 cm
Ba 7 P412

"British Barracks, Philadelphia."
[Northern Liberties, Philadelphia.]
Lithograph; printed by Kennedy and Lucas.
7.1 x 11 cm
Notes: Copy 2 has title "British Barracks, Northern Liberties." p. 413.
Copy 3 has title "The British Barracks, p. 415." [wood engraving by] van Ingren and Snyder. Ornamental border.
Ba 54 B 777b

"Buildings in which the first Assembly was convened by William Penn at Chester in Pennsylvania. 1682." [Chester, Pa.]
Watercolor; 1830.
13 x 18 cm
Bb 862 B756 #20.

"Carpenter's Hall, Philadelphia, in which the first Congress sat in 1775." [320 Chestnut St.]
Watercolor; 1830.
19.5 x 14 cm
Bb 862 B756 #15

"The Catholic Church of St. Mary, Philadelphia."
[??]
Lithograph; printed by Kennedy and Lucas
Bb 131 S 146

"City Hotel"
[41 N. 3rd St.]
Lithograph; printed by Kennedy and Lucas.
36 x 23.5 cm
Bb 862 B756 #41

"The Cliffs, the County Residence. The Say Family for nearly 40 years."
Watercolor; 1826.
18 x 37 cm
K : II - 6.

"Department of the U.S. for Foreign Affairs."
[13 S. 6th St., Philadelphia.]
Watercolor; ca. 1830.
13 x 18 cm
Bb 862 B756 #18

"Foreign Affairs Office in Philadelphia, 1780, and Letitia House."
[8 S. Letitia St.]
Lithograph; printed Kennedy and Lucas.
17 x 10.5 cm
Ba 862 B756

"Drawbridge Wharf"
[??]
Watercolor; ca. 1830.
13 x 18 cm
Bb 862 B756 #26a

"F. Bates Office."
[Third St. near Race St.]
Watercolor; William L. Breton; 1829.
18 x 21 cm
Bb 862 B756 #21

"First Christ Church"
[22-26 N.2nd St.]
Lithograph; printed by Kennedy and Lucas.
7.5 x 11 cm
Ba 132 C 554I

"Flat Rock Bridge, over the Schuylkill."
[??]
Wood engraving; William L. Breton, del., Gilbert, sc.
7.5 x 11 cm
Ba 7 F586

"Francisville, ruin in. Burnt by the British during the Revolution."
Watercolor; June 30, 1835.
12.5 x 20.3 cm
Bb 862 B756 #24a

"Friends Academy."
[North 4th St., below Chestnut St.]
Watercolor; ca. 1830.
Notes: Erected 1697.
16.3 x 24.5 cm
Bb 862 B756 #36

"Friends Alms-Houses. Front view." [Walnut St., bet. 3rd and 4th Sts., South side.]
Watercolor.
13 x 18 cm
Bb 862 B756 #19

"Friends Meeting House."
[S.W. cor. 2nd and High Sts.]
Watercolor; 1830.
Notes: Also shown is Court House and public market.
20 x 28 cm
Bb 862 B756 #37

"Friends Meeting House"
[Merion, Pa.]
Watercolor.
13 x 18 cm
Bb 862 B756 #10

"Friends Meeting House and Academy, Philadelphia. 40 years ago, a Monday morning view of."
[see above location]
Lithograph.
17.7 x 25.3 cm
Bb 862 B756 #45

"German Lutheran Church"
[S.E. cor. 5th and Cherry Sts.]
Watercolor.
13 x 18 cm
Bb 862 B756 #13

"Governor's Residence, Philadelphia. ca. 1706-1759."
[Waln's Row in 2nd St.]
Watercolor.
Notes: 2 copies. See 2nd copy. 16.3 x 12.7 cm
Bb 862 B756 #28

"Governor's Residence in Waln's Row, 2nd St. Edward Shippen House, 1697."
[see above location] Watercolor; 1830.
Bb 862 B756 #2

"Harriton. Charles Thompson Residence."
[Lower Merion, Pa.]
Watercolor; c. 1830.
Bb 862 B756 #7

"Haverford Friends Meeting"
[Montgomery County, Pa.]
Watercolor.
10.3 x 15.3 cm
Bb 862 B756 #24

"London Coffee House."
[S.W. cor. Front and High Sts.]
Watercolor; 1830.
13 x 18 cm
Bb 862 B756 #34

"Loxley House"
[S.E. cor. 2nd and Little Dock Sts.]
Watercolor; c. 1830.
13 x 18 cm
Bb 862 B756 #25

"N.E. view of the Old Court House in Market St., Philadelphia."
[?? Market St.]
Lithograph; printed by Kennedy and Lucas.
17.3 x 15 cm
Bb 862 B756 #42

"N.W. and N.E. cor. Race, Front and Water Sts."
Watercolor; 1835.
13.3 x 20.5 cm
Bb 862 B756 #25a

"Naval Asylum, Philadelphia."
[Gray's Ferry Rd. and Bainbridge St.]
Wood engraving; William L. Breton, del., R.S. Gilbert, s.c.
8.1 x 11.6 cm
Ba 27 P 53

"N.E. view of St. Peter's Church. Episcopal."
[S.W. 3rd and Pine Sts.]
Lithograph; printed by Kennedy and Lucas; 1829.
Bb 862 B756 #47

"Old Academy Buildings in 4th St., original construction"
[4th St.??]
Watercolor.
12 x 18 cm
Bb 862 B756 #23a

"Old Foundry on the Schuylkill near the Upper Bridge."
Watercolor; 1830.
15.5 x 22 cm
Bb 862 B756 #39

"Oldest Buildings in Philadelphia."
[??]
Watercolor; 1830.
14 x 19 cm
Bb 862 B756 #33

"Oxford Church"
[??] Watercolor; 1827.
Notes: Built in 1760. 13 x 18 cm
Bb 862 B756 #8

"Pemberton House on the Schuylkill, below Federal St."
[Fairmount Park?]
Watercolor; 1830.
13 x 18 cm
Bb 862 B756 #11

"Race Street near Second Street, S. side."
Watercolor; Oct. 1835.
13 x 11 cm
Bb 862 B756 #30

"Race St., North side near 3rd."
Watercolor.
12.5 x 18.5 cm
Bb 862 B756 #29

"Railroad Depot at Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Germantown, Norristown Railway Depot."
Lithograph; 1830.
14.2 x 21 cm
Bb 862 B756 #43

"Residence of Mary England. Built 1685. Trotter's Alley."
[??]
Watercolor; 1830.
15 x 17.5 cm
Bb 862 B756 #16

"S.E. view of the Swedes Church, Southwark."
[929 S. Water St.]
Watercolor; 1828.
Bb 862 B756 #4

"S.W. view of the Old Court House on Market St. Phil., at the time of its being taken down [7th April 1837]."
Lithograph; printed by Kennedy and Lucas.
Notes: 2 copies.
17 x 15.5 cm
Ba 24 P544e; Bb 862 B756 #48

"St. David's Church"
[Radnor, Pa.]
Watercolor; 1830.
Notes: 2 copies.
13 x 18.4 cm
Bb 862 B756 #6; Ba 132 S 136 [wood engraving]

"Second and Little Dock sts., shows Lydia Barrach House."
Watercolor.
12.3 x 18.4 cm
Bb 862 B 756 #26

"Second Presbyterian Church, City of Philadelphia."
[412 Pine St.]
Lithograph.
Bb 862 B756 #46

"Slate Roof House, in 2nd St., near Walnut." Watercolor; c. 1830.
13 x 18 cm
Bb 862 B756 #5

"Slate Roof House in 1778 from a drawing of that date by Charles Wilson Peale. Corrected by William L. Breton."
Watercolor; c. 1830.
14 x 19 cm
Bb 862 B756 #22

"Third near Race Sts., West side."
Watercolor; Oct. 1835.
13.5 x 11.7 cm
Bb 862 B756 #31

"Treaty Ground of William Penn and the Indian Natives, 1682 of Shackamaxon [now Kensington]."
Watercolor; 1830.
13 x 18.5 cm
Bb 862 B756 #14

"Trotter's Alley."
[South 2nd St.]
Watercolor; 1831.
11 x 14 cm
Bb 862 B756 #23

"On Frankford creek, between Bridesburg Village and the burrough of Frankford."
Wood engraving.
8 x 11.5 cm
Ba 5 Un 3

"U.S. Arsenal, near Frankford Pa."
Wood engraving; c. 1835
Ba 51 F 853

"Walnut Grove."
Watercolor; c. 1830.
16.5 x 24.5 cm
Bb 862 B756 #40

"Washington's House in High St. 1795-6. Second door below 6th St., S. side of Market St."
Watercolor.
13.6 x 19.3 cm
Bb 862 B756 #9

"Water St. -- East side. Three doors North of Chestnut St.
Watercolor; 1835.
13.3 x 16.5 cm
Bb 862 B756 #27a

"Water St. -- East side. From the Alley leading to the River."
Watercolor.
16.3 x 12.3 cm
Bb 862 B756 #28a

"Water St. -- East side. Near Race St."
Wash drawing.
Notes: Cart standing near curb, lower left, shows stores and pedestrians, on east side.]
Bb 87 W 291

"Wissahickon, on the Schuylkill."
Wood engraving; William L. Breton, del., G. Gilbert, sc.
Notes: Shows mouth of Wissahickon Creek.
Ba 818 W763

"Zion Church"
[??]
Wood engraving; William L. Breton, del., Gilbert, sc.
7.5 x 11.5 cm
Ba 134 Z78


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