Centennial Photographic Co.

Caption Title:
United States Building

Catalog Title:
U.S. Government Building

Media Type:
Photograph Series II
Albumen Prints


  • Centennial Exhibition
  • Exhibition buildings
  • Gardens
  • Pennsylvania
  • People
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Railroad stations
  • United States Government Building

Notes c021828:

"United States Government Building. The United States Government pavilion housed displays concerning the government departments, and the natural resources, manufactures and native customs of the entire country. Visitors in the foreground in this photograph await transportation by railway to other parts of the grounds." --Looney. Old Philadelphia In Early Photographs. p.212.

1 silver albumen print; 21 x 26 cm.

Mounted on backing board.

The U.S. Government Building with garden and people at railway station in foreground.

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