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HSP Bc 03 PH 533   HSP Bc 03 PH 533 - JPEG Image (664 K)
Creator C. P. & A. J. Tholey artist.
Title Philadelphia Schutzen-Verein. 1869. [graphic] / C. P. & A. J. Tholey del. & lith. No. 419 Green St.
Publisher Philadelphia: P.S. Duval Son & Co. prints.
Date [1869]
Physical description 1 print: lithograph; 62 x 84 cm.(24.25 x 33 in.)
Description Shows hundreds of members, their faces copied from photographs, of the German-American shooting club posed on the grounds of the club park, Sch├╝tzen Park, east of Indian Queen Lane in East Falls. The massive crowd of prominent men, many holding rifles, sits, stands, reclines on rocks, lift their hat in celebration, greet one another, and attend to their hunting dogs. At the center of the group, a man wears a sash and holds the banner of the club. Five different types of hunting dogs are depicted in the foreground. Also shows the banquet hall and members taking target practice in the background. The Philadelphia Sch├╝tzenverein was founded in 1864.
Notes Inscribed on recto: 1869.
Not in Wainwright.
"J" in artist's name reversed on print.
Philadelphia on Stone
POS 595
Historical Society of Pennsylvania: Bc 03 PH 533
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Subject Clubs -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Rifle ranges -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Genre Lithographs -- 1860-1870.
Associated name P.S. Duval & Son, printer.
Location Historical Society of Pennsylvania HSP Bc 03 PH 533
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