Shows four of the main buildings near the Schuylkill River. Includes the Art Gallery, Main Building, Machinery Hall, and Horticultural Hall. Also shows sailing vessels, including the steamboat "Belmont," traversing the river in the foreground. Majority of the buildings were built after the designs of Herman Schwartzmann, Henry Pettit and Joseph M. Wilson. The centennial of the United States was celebrated through an international exhibition of industry, agriculture, and art in West Fairmount Park, Philadelphia.; Probably by John Serz.; Forms part of John Serz Scrapbook.
Bust portrait of the African American abolitionist with beard and white hair, facing left, taken at Warren's studio at 289 and 465 Washington Street, Boston. Portrait was also used for the frontispiece to Douglass's third autobiography, "Life and Times" (1881).; Title from manuscript note on verso.; Name of photographer and date of photograph supplied by Martha A. Sandweiss, ed. Photography in the Nineteenth Century (New York: Harry N. Abrams Inc., 1991), p. 60.