Item: Fountain Green, 1839
Record Number: 3090
Call number: K: 2-20
Box Number: 2/3-68A
Reproduction restrictions: None
Painter: David J. Kennedy
Address: Fairmount Park
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States
Date of View: 1839
View Format: Watercolor
Dimensions: Dimensions of Image, 31 by 25 cm.
Inscription text: Fountain Green in 1839.
A hotel or place of resort on the Columbia Railroad opposite to Sweet Briar on the Schuylkill, Horse cars ran from 8th & Market, and Broad & Race out Willow Street, It was a part of Engel & Wolfes farm afterwards, and was purchased of them for the Park. Sketched by D.J.Kennedy
Inscription location: Front Bottom
Image description: A small, yellow two-story cottage with an attic, green shutters, and a stone front porch. The house is surrounded by trees and open, grassy land. A woman stands on the porch, while a man stands near the cottage.