Selected art related photographs from the Philadelphia City Archives, 1875-1930

Philadelphia (Pa.). Archives

Collection size: 0.1 linear ft. (on a partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Subjects include Persian miniatures and receipts for paintings exhibited at the Philadelphia Sesqui-Centennial, the facade of the now demolished Art Club of Philadelphia, the construction of the Memorial Hall art gallery for the Centennial Exhibition and the finished galleries containing sculptures, the Smith Memorial, and sculptures in Fairmount Park, including works by Henry Baerer, Donato Barcaglia, G. B. Bashanellifusi, Francesco Barzaghi, Cyrus Edwin Dallin, Daniel Chester French, Mabel Saxe Gould, Idusch & Son, Herman Kirn, Heinrich Manger, Edward Stauch, Carl Johann Steinhauser, and Ugo Zannoni.

Microfilmed in 1990 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

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  • Microfilm reel 4398 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan and at the Free Library of Philadelphia.
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