The Eastern Penetentiary, Plate 6 from Views of Philadelphia, and Its Vicinity

John Caspar Wild, American, 1804 - 1846


1838; published 1848

Hand colored lithograph on wove paper

Image: 5 3/16 × 6 15/16 in. (13.2 × 17.7 cm)

Sheet: 9 3/16 × 12 in. (23.4 × 30.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Class of 1895, Dartmouth Medical School, and H. Sheridan Baketel, M.D.



John T. Bowen, Philadelphia


North America, United States


19th century

Object Name




Not on view


Inscribed, on stone, upper right margin: Pl.6.; inscribed, on stone, lower center margin: Lith.y [y in superscript] of J.T. Bowen, Phil.a [ a in superscript] / THE EASTERN PENETENTIARY. / Publ.d [d in superscript] by J.T. Bowen at his Lithographic & Print Colouring Establishment, 94, Walnut Street, Philadelphia. / Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1840 by J.T. Bowen in the Clerk's Offe [e in superscript] of the D.t [t in superscript], C.t [t in superscript] for the E.D. of P.a [a in superscript]

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