Sedgely [Fairmount Park] Sketch Taken from One by Thomas Birch

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Call number:
K: 2-27
Image Description:
Yellow two-story mansion with ornate white trim and a front porch with white columns. The house is situated in a large grassy area, with many trees in the background. The river runs on the left side of the image, and people stand in front of the house. Exact location is unknown--georeference is an approximation.
Sedgely. Was situate on the East bank of the Schuylkill where Girard Avenue now is cut through 460 ft. from the river margin east, and 90 ft. above its level, north of and adjoining Lemon Hill. Sketch taken from one made by Thos. Birch by D.J.Kennedy. (Front Bottom)
Sedgely and Girard, Philadelphia
Width: 23 cm, Height: 22 cm (image)
David J. Kennedy watercolors
Related People or Organizations:
David Johnson Kennedy, 1816-1898 (painter)
Thomas Birch, 1779-1851 (artist)
Related Terms:
Landscape painting (is described by)
Mansion (depicts)
Historic building (depicts)