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GALLERY TALK: Donald Cresswell, A Plan of the City of Philadelphia and Environs
Surveyed by John Hills, 1808. (Eli P. Zebooker Collection)

Saturday, November 1, 2014, 1:30 PM

This map is the result of surveys taken in the summer of 1801 through 1807. It is one of only 17 copies known to have survived. The Philadelphia Print Shop, founded by partners Donald H. Cresswell and Christopher W. Lane, first opened its doors in September, 1982. Don Cresswell had worked at the Library of Congress on its collection of Revolutionary War prints and was a college librarian before working as a cataloguer and salesman for Graham Arader.

Free.  RSVP by calling 215-925-2688 or email

LECTURE: Carol Eaton Soltis, “Partners in Art, Thomas Sully and His Daughter, Jane Sully Darley.”

Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 6:00 PM

Carol Eaton Soltis is Project Associate Curator, Center for American Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. Most recently she co-curated and co-authored Thomas Sully: Painted Performance, with William Keyse Rudolph, Milwaukee Art Museum.

Free for Athenaeum Members, All others $10.  Members may RSVP by calling 215-925-2688 or emailing

Qty Description Price
Eaton Soltis Program Non-Member

GALLERY TALK: Samuel Streit & Daniel Traister, “Rare Books at the Athenæum.”

Saturday, November 15, 2014, 1:00 PM

Samuel Streit (Brown University) and Daniel Traister (University of Pennsylvania) are retired rare book and special collections librarians who have contributed to past Athenæum exhibitions which focused on the collections of Samuel Breck and Evan Turner.

Free.  RSVP by calling 215-925-2688 or email


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