Real Philadelphia: Selections from the Robert M. Skaler Postcard Collection

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Date: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:00pm - Friday, January 26, 2018 - 12:00pm
Location: 
219 South 6th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States

Free Exhibition of more than 250 examples of “real photo postcards” a popular and wide-spread type that were produced by professional and amateur photographers alike between 1904 and 1918. These extraordinary images depict Philadelphia at the zenith of its industrial prosperity. Of particular note are the scores of pictures of children who played on the streets of the ever-growing row-house neighborhoods of the Workshop of the World. Presented by The Athenaeum

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GlobalPhilly 2017 events
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Arts & Culture
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Community Events
Topic: 
Arts and Culture
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History and Preservation
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World Heritage