Drawing of the 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Expo, copied circa 1914
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
8x10 glass plate copy negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons circa 1914. Image of the drawing of the 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Expo from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, May 13, 1876, p. 160-161. Visible in image: "PHILADELPHIA, PA. - THE CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION- VIEW, LOOKING NORTH OF THE PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD CENTENNIAL DEPOT AND THE EXPOSITION BUILDINGS- SEE PAGE 163", railway and train leading to "PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD CENTENNIAL DEPOT", and various buildings: "Shoe and Leather Building / United States Government Building / Machinery Hall / Agricultural Hall / Judges' Pavillion / Horticultural Hall / Main Building", many of the buildings have flags, people are walking or riding in horse-drawn vehicles and trolleys. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "2459 / 196-4 / Telephone Co. / Copy of Phil. Centennial / Box 196".
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection