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Slate Roof House, 2nd St. above Walnut, east side, demolished 1860

Slate Roof House, 2nd St. above Walnut, east side, demolished 1860

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Summary

Reproduction of ca. 1860 photograph in mat shows dilapidated house with hip roof built for Samuel Carpenter in 1687 and also occupied by William Penn between 1699 and 1701, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Title from item.
Photographer attribution from photograph from same negative in Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.
Notation on mat: "Slate Roof House, east side of 2nd St. above Walnut, built 1685, demolished 186[?], often called Governor's mansion."
In album: Views of old Philadelphia, collected by Joseph Y. Jeanes, ca. 1915, leaf 28 recto.
Accession box no. DLC/PP-2014:109 (AA size) c1
Annenberg batch 7

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01/01/1870
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Location

pennsylvania
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