Selected records relating to Philadelphia City Hall Sculpture Ornamentation, 1897-1901
Philadelphia (Pa.). Commissioners for the Erection of the Public Buildings
Calder, Alexander Milne
Place of publication, production, or execution:
2 v. (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Materials documenting John McArthur and Alexander Milne Calder's work on Philadelphia City Hall including: F. Faust's THE CITY HALL, PHILADELPHIA, (1879) which contains ca. 200 plates of both the interior and exterior; and a scrapbook of photographs of architectural drawings, plans, and details of ornamentation, identifying most of the sculpture locations and allegorical significance, and photographs of Calder with models.
Selected records relating to Philadelphia City Hall Sculpture Ornamentation, 1897-1901. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 3602 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan and at the Free Library of Philadelphia.
Location of Originals:
Originals in: Philadelphia City Archives.
Lent for microfilming 1985 by the Philadelphia City Archives.
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001