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Recreation Pennsylvania Philadelphia (52)
Fairmount Park (Philadelphia, Pa.) (29)
Albumen prints 1860-1870 (18)
Stereographs 1860-1870 (18)
Bridges Pennsylvania Philadelphia (13)
Fairmount Water Works (Philadelphia, Pa.) (12)
Schuylkill River (Pa.) (12)
Fairmount Park (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- East (11)
Waterworks Pennsylvania Philadelphia (10)
Lemon Hill (Philadelphia, Pa. : Estate) (8)
Parks Pennsylvania Philadelphia (7)
Albumen prints 1870-1880 (6)
Stereographs 1870-1880 (6)
Dams Pennsylvania Philadelphia (5)
Drinking fountains Pennsylvania Philadelphia (4)
Fairmount Park (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- West (4)
Covered bridges Pennsylvania Schuylkill River (3)
Engravings 1840-1850 (3)
Fountains Pennsylvania Schuylkill River (3)
Gelatin silver prints 1900-1910 (3)
Gondolas Pennsylvania Philadelphia (3)
Hotels Pennsylvania Philadelphia (3)
Lancaster-Schuylkill Bridge (Philadelphia, Pa.) (3)
Locks (Hydraulic engineering) Pennsylvania Philadelphia (3)
Merry-go-rounds Pennsylvania Philadelphia (3)
Piers & wharves Pennsylvania Philadelphia (3)
Playgrounds Pennsylvania Philadelphia (3)
Wissahickon Creek (Pa.) (3)
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African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia (2)
Autumn Pennsylvania Philadelphia (2)
Boats Pennsylvania Philadelphia (2)
Book illustrations 1830-1840 (2)
Broad Street Station (Philadelphia, Pa.) (2)
City Hall (Philadelphia, Pa.) (2)
Engravings 1830-1840 (2)
Gazebos Pennsylvania Philadelphia (2)
Landscape photographs 1860-1870 (2)
Manayunk (Philadelphia, Pa.) (2)
Philadelphia Zoological Garden (2)
Post offices Pennsylvania Philadelphia (2)
Reading Pennsylvania Philadelphia (2)
Recreation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia (2)
Rivers Pennsylvania Philadelphia (2)
Stereographs 1900-1910 (2)
Sweetbriar (Pa. : Estate) (2)
Swings Pennsylvania Philadelphia (2)
Taverns (Inns) Pennsylvania Philadelphia (2)
Team rowing Pennsylvania Philadelphia (2)
Waterfronts Pennsylvania Philadelphia (2)
1Title:  Recreational facilities and Negro-White relations in Philadelphia   
 Creator:  Bureau of Municipal Research (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Brown, G. Gordon (George Gordon), 1896-1955 
 Publication:  Philadelphia, 1947. 
 Extent:  53 p. map. 27 cm. 
 Subjects:  African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia | Recreation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia | Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Recreational activities | Negroes -- United States -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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2Title:  A pic nic party   
 Creator:  Rawdon, Wright & Hatch | Croome, William, 1790-1860 
 Publication:  Philadelphia, ca. 1844] 
 Notes:  Manuscript note on recto: on Wissahickon. Scene showing several men and women picnicking near the Wissahickon Creek. Picnickers ride in a rowboat, play the flute, gather branches, converse, and lounge on the bank of the creek near a basket of food and drinks. Also shows a mansion house in the background. 
 Extent:  1 print: engraving; 14 x 19 cm. (5.5 x 7.25 in.) 
 Subjects:  Picnics Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Recreation Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Fairmount Park (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Wissahickon Creek (Pa.) | Engravings 1840-1850

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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3Title:  Views of Fairmount Park   
 Creator:   
 Publication:  Philadelphia?, ca. 1870] 
 Notes:  Series of five titled, book illustrations of views of Fairmount Park. Includes "Romantic Walks in Lansdowne Glen"; View from Lemon Hill of Fairmount and Vicinity"; "Observatory at Fairmount Reservoir"; "Rockland, looking up"; "View on the Wissahickon." Shows park visitors, including men, women and children on strolls, seated on park benches, travelling in carriages, waiting for a ferryboat below the grounds of Rockland Mansion, and seated on the banks of the Wissahickon Creek. Also shows the Fairmount Water Works on the Schuylkill River; Peter's Island; pavilions; a boathouse; paddleboat; and the Wire Suspension Bridge at Fairmount. 
 Extent:  5 prints: wood engravings, color; 3 mounted on paper; 22 x 17 cm.(8.75 x 6.5 in.) or smaller. 
 Subjects:  Fairmount Water Works (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Parks Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Recreation Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Valleys Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Pavilions Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Boathouses Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Paddleboats Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Ferries Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Recreation Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Suspension bridges Pennsylvania Schuylkill River | Fairmount Park (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Peter's Island (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Rockland (Philadelphia, Pa. : Estate) | Wire Suspension Bridge at Fairmount (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Wissahickon Creek (Pa.) | Wood engravings Color 1860-1870 | Book illustrations Color 1860-1870

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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4Title:  Drinking fountain at Lemon Hill   
 Creator:   
 Publication:  Philadelphia], [ca. 1875]. 
 Notes:  Date inferred from type of mount. Title printed on negative. Series title printed on mount. Cream mount with rounded corners. View of an ornate drinking fountain along a walking path near the Lemon Hill estate in East Fairmount Park, Philadelphia. Several men are visible walking and sitting along the tree-lined pathway. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: albumen on card mount ; 11 x 18 cm (4.25 x 7 in.) (stereograph format) 
 Subjects:  Drinking fountains Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Recreation Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Fairmount Park (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- East | Lemon Hill (Philadelphia, Pa. : Estate) | Stereographs 1870-1880 | Albumen prints 1870-1880

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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5Title:  Drinking fountain at Lemon Hill   
 Creator:  Cremer, James, 1821-1893 
 Publication:  James Cremer, Photographer, 18 South Eighth Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, [ca. 1875]. 
 Notes:  Date inferred from type of mount. Title from manuscript note on verso. Series title printed on mount. Yellow mount with rounded corners. View of an ornate drinking fountain along a tree-lined walking path near the Lemon Hill estate in East Fairmount Park, Philadelphia. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: albumen on card mount ; 9 x 18 cm (3.5 x 7 in.) (stereograph format) 
 Subjects:  Drinking fountains Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Recreation Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Fairmount Park (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- East | Lemon Hill (Philadelphia, Pa. : Estate) | Stereographs 1870-1880 | Albumen prints 1870-1880

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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6Title:  The Drive, Lemon Hill   
 Creator:  Cremer, James, 1821-1893 
 Publication:  James Cremer, Photographer, 18 South Eighth Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, [ca. 1875]. 
 Notes:  Date inferred from type of mount. Title from manuscript note on verso. Series title printed on mount. Yellow mount with rounded corners. Identical view: Print Department| stereo - Cremer - Parks [P.9212.13] View of a small group of men, women and children standing along the tree-lined drive leading to the Lemon Hill estate in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: albumen on card mount ; 10 x 18 cm (4 x 7 in.) (stereograph format) 
 Subjects:  Roads Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Recreation Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Fairmount Park (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- East | Lemon Hill (Philadelphia, Pa. : Estate) | Stereographs 1870-1880 | Albumen prints 1870-1880

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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7Title:  Fairmount Park - avenue on Lemon Hill   
 Creator:  Purviance, W. T., (William T.). 
 Publication:  By Purviance, Philadelphia. Photographer and publisher, Philadelphia, [ca. 1870] 
 Notes:  Photographer's and publisher's imprint printed on mount. Series title printed on mount. Title printed on negative. Curved yellow mount with rounded corners. View looks down a lush, tree-lined paved path near Lemon Hill in east Fairmount Park, Philadelphia. 
 Extent:  1 photograph : albumen on card mount; 10 x 18 cm (4 x 7 in.) (stereograph format) 
 Subjects:  Recreation Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Trails & paths Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Fairmount Park (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- East | Stereographs 1860-1870 | Albumen prints 1860-1870 | Philadelphia artists

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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8Title:  Carnival at G[erman]t[ow]n Boys Club playground   
 Creator:  Morris, Marriott Canby, 1863-1948 
 Notes:  Film negative showing a group of men, women, and children gathered around tables and chairs set up in a field at the Germantown Boys' Club. American flags hand grom the tables and the fence in the background. Three girls sit or stand in the foreground. Founded in 1887, the Boys’ Parlors Association of Germantown served as a safe space for neighborhood children whose parents worked longer hours in an industrializing city. The name changed in 1907 to the Germantown Boys’ Club after joining ranks with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Marriott Canby Morris served as the president of the club in the first decade of the 1900s. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: film negative; 5.75 x 3.5 in. 
 Subjects:  Germantown Boys' Club (Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.) Social life | Children | Fashion | Girls | Recreation Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Women | Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Film negatives | Philadelphia artists

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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9Title:  Philadelphia fountain cascade in Fairmount Park   
 Creator:   
 Publication:  Philadelphia], [ca. 1895] 
 Notes:  Title printed on negative. Date inferred from type of mount. Series title printed on mount. Printed on mount: Universal series sold by agents only. View of the cascade fountain in Farimount Park in Philadelphia. The outdoor scene shows the fountain flanked by rows of benches and the rustic pavilion or arbor seen in [P.2011.47.965] is visible in the background. Two women in long dresses, coats and hats sit on a bench on the right side of the fountain. Two men in suits and hats stand further back to the left. More figures can be seen sitting on benches and wandering through the park in the background. 
 Extent:  1 photograph : gelatin silver on card mount; 9 x 18 cm (3.5 x 7 in.) (stereograph format) 
 Subjects:  Fountains Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Parks Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Recreation Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Fairmount Park (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Stereographs 1890-1900 | Gelatin silver prints 1890-1900

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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10Title:  Fairmount Park - Ferndale Bridge and Belmont Dell   
 Creator:  Miller & Best 
 Publication:  Miller & Best, Pub's, 67 High St., Boston, Boston, [1875]. 
 Notes:  Title and series title printed on mount. Date inferred from type of mount. Publisher's imprint printed on verso. Flat yellow mount with rounded corners. Distributor's imprint printed on verso: Fitzgerald & Co., booksellers, stationers, and newsdealers, manufacturers & dealers in picture frames, 196 High Street, Holyoke, Mass. View of tree-lined paths leading to and from the Ferndale Bridge at Belmont Glen in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia. Three men stand on the rustic bridge. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: albumen on card mount; 9 x 17.5 cm. (3.5 x 7 in.) (stereograph format) 
 Subjects:  Bridges Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Parks Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Recreation Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Trails & paths Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Fairmount Park (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- West | Stereographs 1870-1880 | Albumen prints 1870-1880

 
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11Title:  Lemon Hill, near the mansion   
 Creator:  Cremer, James, 1821-1893 
 Publication:  James Cremer, Philadelphia, [ca. 1870] 
 Notes:  Title from printed label on verso. Photographer's imprint in red text on mount. Yellow mount with rounded corners. View showing a couple seated in the foreground on a landscaped, tree-lined path on the grounds of Lemon Hill estate. Other visitors are visible strolling the grounds in the background. 
 Extent:  1 photographic print : albumen on stereograph mount, hand-colored ; 9 x 17.5 cm. (3.5 x 7 in.) 
 Subjects:  Recreation Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Fairmount Park (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- East | Lemon Hill (Philadelphia, Pa. : Estate) | Stereographs Hand-colored 1860-1870 | Albumen prints Hand-colored 1860-1870 | Philadelphia artists

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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12Title:  Lemon Hill   
 Creator:   
 Publication:  s.n, Boston, 1855] 
 Notes:  Manuscript note on recto: May 1855. Accompanied by corresponding article describing the use of the former estate as a beer garden and the German patronage of the establishment. [(8)1322.F.10d] Published in Ballou's pictorial drawing-room companion, May 12, 1855, vol. 8, no. 19, p. 297. View showing several patrons on the tree-lined grounds of the beer garden and former estate of Philadelphia lawyer Henry Pratt in Fairmount Park. Couples stroll, children play, and small groups sit and converse. 
 Extent:  1 print: wood engraving; 13 x 24 cm. (5 x 9.25 in.) 
 Subjects:  Beer halls Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Recreation Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Lemon Hill (Philadelphia, Pa. : Estate) | Fairmount Park (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Wood engravings 1850-1860 | Periodical illustrations 1850-1860

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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13Title:  Fairmount gardens, with the Schuylkill Bridge, (Philadelphia)= Jardins de joli mont et pont de Schuylkill = Der kunstgarten von   
 Creator:  Giles, J. | Bartlett, W. H. (William Henry), 1809-1854 
 Publication:  Published for the proprietors by Geo. Virtue, 26 Ivy Lane, London, 1839. 
 Notes:  Published in N.P. Willis's American scenery, or land, lake, and river illustrations of transatlantic nature:. (London: George Virtue, 1840). [LCP *Am 1840 Wil, 13236.Q]. View showing a family strolling on a walkway above the waterworks in Fairmount Garden, i.e. Fairmount Park. Includes garden visitors near a water fountain and the Upper Ferry Bridge (i.e., Lancaster Schuylkill Bridge) over the Schuylkill River in the distance. Bridge erected 1809-1812 with Robert Mills serving as architect, and Lewis Wernwag as engineer. Burned 1838. 
 Extent:  1 print: engraving; 18 x 22 cm.(7 x 8.5 in.) 
 Subjects:  Recreation Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Covered bridges Pennsylvania Schuylkill River | Fountains Pennsylvania Schuylkill River | Lancaster-Schuylkill Bridge (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Fairmount Park (Philadelphia, Pa.)

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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14Title:  Scene on the Schuylkill   
 Creator:  Graham, A. W. | Hamilton, James, 1819-1878 
 Publication:  Philadelphia, 1845] 
 Notes:  Variant published in Godey's Lady Book, August 1845, frontispiece. Marine view showing a party of people, including children playing fetch with a swimming dog, in a rowboat traversing the river. Also shows ducks flying from a small marsh and sail boats in the distance. 
 Extent:  1 print: engraving; 17 x 23 cm.(6.5 x 9 in.) 
 Subjects:  Rivers Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Boats Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Recreations Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Schuylkill River (Pa.) | Engravings 1840-1850 | Marine prints 1840-1850 | Philadelphia artists

 
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15Title:  Skating Rink, Chestnut St. west of 23rd St., 1884   
 Creator:  Evans, B. R. (Benjamin Ridgway), fl. 1857-1891 
 Publication:  Philadelphia, 1884. 
 Notes:  Location: Chestnut St. West of 23rd St. Depicts businesses along Twenty-third Street near Chestnut Street looking west from an aerial perspective including the east flank of a Skating Rink opened in 1872 (northwest cor. Chestnut Street and Twenty-third Street); David Steer's tavern on the south side of the street (2302 Chestnut Street) and L. Power's Wood Working Co. (20 South Twenty-third). Also includes a view of other unidentified businesses along with pedestrian and street traffic along Chestnut Street looking west. 
 Extent:  1 drawing : watercolor ; 25 x 32 cm. (10 x 12.5 in.) 
 Subjects:  Bars Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Skating rinks Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Recreation Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Chestnut Street (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- 2300 block | Watercolors 1880-1890

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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16Title:  Fairmount garten   
 Creator:  Payne, A. H. (Albert Henry), 1812-1902 
 Publication:  Leipzig, [1848] 
 Notes:  Published in Von A. Görling's Die Neue Welt: Skizzen von Land und Leuten der Nord-amerikanischen Freistaaten (Leipzig: A. H. Payne, 1848) View showing a family strolling on a walkway above the waterworks in Fairmount Garden, i.e. Fairmount Park. Also shows garden visitors near a water fountain and the Upper Ferry Bridge (i.e., Lancaster Schuylkill Bridge) over the Schuylkill River in the distance. Bridge erected 1809-1812 with Robert Mills serving as architect, and Lewis Wernwag as engineer. Burned 1838. 
 Extent:  1 print: engraving; 21 x 27 cm. (8 x 10.75 in.) 
 Subjects:  Recreation Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Covered bridges Pennsylvania Schuylkill River | Fountains Pennsylvania Schuylkill River | Lancaster-Schuylkill Bridge (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Fairmount Park (Philadelphia, Pa.)

 
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17Title:  Ormiston Glen E. Park   
 Creator:  Cremer, James, 1821-1893 
 Publication:  James Cremer, Philadelphia, [ca. 1870] 
 Notes:  Title from manuscript note on verso. Photographer's imprint in red text on mount. Explicative paragraph of text providing brief history of Fairmount Park entitled, "Fairmount Park and Water Works, Philadelphia" printed on verso. Text surmounted by vignette of state seal of Pennsylvania and surrounded by decorative border. Yellow mount with rounded corners. View showing a man sitting in a bare tree in the woods on the Ormiston estate in East Fairmount Park. Ormiston, located near the East Park Reservoir, was a farm and place of recreation with extensive orchards. 
 Extent:  1 photographic print : albumen on stereograph mount ; 10 x 18 cm. (4 x 7 in.) 
 Subjects:  Recreation Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Fairmount Park (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- East | Stereographs 1860-1870 | Albumen prints 1860-1870 | Landscape photographs 1860-1870 | Philadelphia artists

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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18Title:  [Autumn on Belmont Glen]   
 Creator:  Cremer, James, 1821-1893 
 Publication:  James Cremer, photographer and publisher, 18 South Eighth Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, 1870. 
 Notes:  Title from manuscript note on verso. Series title printed in red ink on mount. Series number from manuscript note on verso. Date inferred from type of mount. Photographer and publisher’s imprint printed in red text on mount. Flat yellow mount with rounded corners. View of man in a suit and hat sitting on a bench next to a tree-lined path at Belmont Glen in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia. The autumn scene shows the path covered with fallen leaves. Two figures (possibly a man and child) are also visible walking along the path in the distance. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: albumen on card mount; 9 x 17.5 cm. (3.5 x 7 in.) (stereograph format) 
 Subjects:  Autumn Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Parks Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Recreation Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Trails & paths Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Fairmount Park (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Stereographs 1860-1870 | Albumen prints 1860-1870 | Philadelphia artists

 
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19Title:  [Autumn in the glen, Belmont]   
 Creator:  Cremer, James, 1821-1893 
 Publication:  James Cremer, photographer, 18 South Eighth Street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, 1870. 
 Notes:  Title from manuscript note on verso. Series title printed in red ink on mount. Series number from manuscript note on verso. Date inferred from type of mount. Photographer's imprint printed in red text on mount. Manuscript note on verso: Mrs. Wm B Higgins. Flat yellow mount with rounded corners. View of a bench and trees along a walking path that leads to a white rustic footbridge in Belmont Glen in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia. A figure is partly obscured by the trees in the background. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: albumen on card mount; 9 x 17.5 cm. (3.5 x 7 in.) (stereograph format) 
 Subjects:  Autumn Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Parks Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Recreation Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Trails& paths Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Fairmount Park (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Stereographs 1860-1870 | Albumen prints 1860-1870 | Philadelphia artists

 
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20Title:  [Belmont boat landing and bridge, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia]   
 Creator:  Cremer, James, 1821-1893 
 Publication:  James Cremer, photographer and publisher, 18 South Eighth Street, Philadelphia, [ca. 1870]. 
 Notes:  Title from manuscript note on verso: 140 Belmont boat landing & bridge. Series title printed in red text on mount. Date inferred from similar items [P.8923.10]. Photographer and publisher's imprint printed in red text on mount. Explicative paragraph of text providing brief history of Fairmount Park entitled, "Fairmount Park and Water Works, Philadelphia" printed on verso. Text surmounted by vignette of state seal of Pennsylvania and decorative border. Yellow mount with rounded corners. View of the Belmont boat landing on Lansdowne Island on the Schuylkill River in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia. The view looks through bare trees in the foreground towards the boat landing in the distance. A young boy is visible standing next to a bench on the landing. 
 Extent:  1 photograph: albumen on card mount; 10 x 18 cm. (3.5 x 7 in.) (stereograph format) 
 Subjects:  Pedestrian bridges Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Piers & wharves Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Recreation Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Fairmount Park (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Schuylkill River (Pa.) | Stereographs 1860-1870 | Albumen prints 1860-1870 | Philadelphia artists

 
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