High Street, with the First Presbyterian church Philadelphia. Taken down in 1820 / designed & published by W. Birch enamel painter, 1800.
Print shows a street view with the High Street marketplace on the left and the First Presbyterian Church on the right, with pedestrians on the sidewalk and service carts on the cobblestone street.
This book is typical of mid-nineteenth century antidance works. While many writers noted that the Bible contains numerous references to dance, Rice (1807-1877) points out that, in a biblical context, dance was ... more
Social dancing inconsistent with a Christian profession and baptismal vows: a sermon, preached in the Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C., June 17, 1849,
Taken from a sermon delivered 17 June 1849, Palmerʾs book is typical of midnineteenth-century antidance literature. He declares that the seventeen references to dance in the Bible are all performed by one sex, ... more
Photograph of a picture on a pedestal, showing a composite scene with men and women attending a meeting in a large facility. Views of people on balconies appear to be drawn or painted into the image.