Item: P.T. Barnum's Museum, 1849

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Record Number: 1623
Call number: K: 4-56.1
Box/Case: 4/36-69
Reproduction restrictions: None
Painter: David Johnson Kennedy, 1816-1898
Relates to: Barnum, Phineas Taylor
Address: Southeast Corner of Chestnut and 7th Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA
Date of Original: 1849
Original Format: Watercolors
Dimensions: Dimensions of image, 33 by 26 cm
Inscription text: P.T. Barnums Museum S.E. corner of Chestnut and 7th Streets Philada in 1849. Caught fire & totaly burned down on December 31st 1851.
Inscription location: Front Bottom
Image description: Five story brick building with American flag on top. A picture of a seal on front of the building. People walking into and past the museum. Exact address unknown--georeference is an approximation.