Antique Print of a Quaker Man and Woman near the Library Company of Philadelphia

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Antique print titled 'Costume des Quakers, Bibliothèque de Philadelphie'. Lithograph showing a Quaker man outside and a Quaker woman and man within a fence in front of the subscription library, Library Company of Philadelphia, at 5th and Library streets. The men wear broad rimmed hats, long coats, and pantaloons. The woman wears a plain dress, shawl, and bonnet. She holds a basket. The Library Company, established by Benjamin Franklin and his Junto in 1731, occupied the hall built in 1790 after the designs of Dr. William Thornton until 1880. The building was razed in 1887. Published in Édouard de Montulé's 'Voyage en Amérique, en Italie, en Sicile et en Egypte, pendant les années 1816, 1817, 1818 et 1819'. This print includes a passe partout and handwritten notes below the print.

Condition: Good. General age-related toning, Minor wear, please study image carefully.

Date: 1821

Overall size: 34.5 x 25 cm.