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Historical Context

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Painting 1
Photo 2
Photos 3 & 4

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Visual Evidence

Photo 1: King of Prussia, ca. 1910. [Photo 1] with link to larger version of photo.
(Courtesy of the Historical Society of Montgomery County, Norristown, PA)

Questions for Photo 1

1. Compare and contrast Photo 1 and Painting 1. What differences do you see in the structure of the inn?

2. Photo 1 was taken in 1910. What modern inventions do you see that indicate it was taken in the 20th century?

3. Who owned the structure during this time? What purpose did it serve? If needed refer to Reading 1.

* The photo on this screen has a resolution of 72 dots per inch (dpi), and therefore will print poorly. You can obtain a larger version of Photo 1 , but be aware that the file will take as much as 45 seconds to load with a 28.8K modem.

 

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