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Philadelphia County Prison, Debtors' Wing, Reed Street & Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Philadelphia County Prison, Debtors' Wing, Reed Street & Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

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Summary

Significance: The Debtors' Wing was one of the finest examples of Egyptian Revival architecture in America. It was modeled after the Temple of Amenophis III, on the Isle D' Elephantine on the Nile. It was designed by Thomas U. Walter, one of the great 19th century American architects.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-255
Survey number: HABS PA-1097-A

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Location

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States39.92093, -75.19559
Google Map of 39.9209324, -75.19558669999999
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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