Prints and Drawings
Artist: John Rubens Smith, American, born England, 1775–1849

A South West View of Sanderson’s Franklin House Chestnut St. Philadelphia

1844–45

Aquatint engraving, black and white, and etching

sheet: 35.2 × 49.4 cm (13 7/8 × 19 7/16 in.)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1946.9.1788
Geography: 
Made in United States
or made in United Kingdom
Culture: 
American, British
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Provenance: 

Mabel Brady Garvan Collection, to 1946; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Sally Lorensen Gross, Toward an Urban View: The Nineteenth-Century American City in Prints, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1989), 45, no. 16.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.