Girard College

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Stock #: 850335
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Philadelphia
State: Pennsylvania (PA)
County: Philadelphia
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Founded by the will of Stephen Girard, for the support and education of "poor, white male orphans." The corner-stone was laid July 4th, 1833, and the building opened January 1st, 1848. The original edifice is an imposing structure, Corinthian in style, and is 111 feet wide, 169 feet long, and the total height is 97 feet. Numerous other buildings have since been added.

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Philadelphia. GIRARD COLLEGE.

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Series II. ARTISTIC “PHILADELPHIA.” Girard College. Girard College was founded by the will of Stephen Girard, for the support and education of “poor white male orphans.” The corner-stone was laid July 4th, 1833, and the building opened January ist, 1848. The original edifice is an imposing structure, Corinthian in style, and is in feet wide, 169 feet long, and the total height is 97 feet. Numerous other buildings have since been added. Raphael Tuck & Sons' “OILETTE" | Regd.) Postcara 2258. A:T PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJEST ES THE KING & QUEEN. Rubin 394 Prusy jgt 230 Ezl Phila RebH Davis

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