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Independence Square, Philadelphia

20th century
250 x 199 mm (9.8 x 7.8 in.)

Joseph Pennell, American, (1857–1926)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching printed in brown ink on laid paper
Print impression quality: Very good with light plate tne
Edition: ca. 40
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower center: “J. Pennell imp.”; signed in plate, lower center: “J Pennell”
Bibliography: See Wuerth 767, but Wuerth 767 in Wuerth and Beall catalogs is smaller, measuring 123 x 101 mm.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1943
Accession Number: 1943.D1.234

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  • cityscapes - Use for creative works that depict settlements that may be considered cities. For creative works depicting settlements that may be considered towns, use "townscapes (representations)." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer
  • Northeastern United States - TGN 4011496 (general region): The term typically refers to New England and the northern Atlantic seaboard, including Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey.
  • Pennsylvania - TGN 7007710
  • Philadelphia - TGN 7014406
  • squares (open spaces) - Use for open public spaces in cities or towns, usually rectilinear, surrounded by buildings, and located at the junction of two or more thoroughfares. [September 1994 lead-in term deleted, was "city squares". April 1993 descriptor moved. May 1991 descriptor changed, was "squares"; alternate term changed, was 'square'.]

  • plate Dimensions: 250 x 199 mm (9.8 x 7.8 in.)

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