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A View of the Fairmount Water-Works with Schuylkill in the Distance.

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Date made: 1838
Maker: Bowen, John T.
Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Image size: Image: 15 x 21 3/4 in.; 38.1 x 55.245 cm
ID number: DL*60.3797
Negative number: 2003-19739


Description:

Color print of buildings situated in a wooded park bordering a river on which a low dam and reservoir, piers and breakwaters have been constructed. A boardwalk with wooden railings and pavillion on which couples stroll is in the foreground. Sailboats and row boats are on the river in the distance.