Edward Penington Mansion, Feb. 1859

 

Present site of a School House, 1890.

Crown St., Philadelphia, Pa.

This is a very handsome red brick, 3 1/2 storey manion with a large walled side garden. Ivy grows up the side of the house. There are wrought iron railings leading to the front door beside the steps. It is spring and the trees are in early leaf. A Race and Vine Street trolley passes the house on its tracks. A gas lamp is on the corner. A few pedestrians are on the sidewalk. The front of the house is beautifully detailed.

Location: Library Company of Philadelphia
call number: P.2298.048

 


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