Documenting new discoveries

Fred's power boat SPHINX in 1912

2/2/21, 12:53 PM

The artist in 1912 running his power boat the SPHINX on the Schuylkill River within Fairmount Park.

Featured in Philadelphia Sketch Club's February 2021 Portfolio

1/31/21, 8:19 PM

February 2021 Portfolio, the monthly newsletter of the Philadelphia Sketch Club

Prescott Place, the subject of Weber's 1953 etching and 1958 painting

1/25/21, 5:54 PM

Mystery somewhat solved. The 1953 Philadelphia Sketch Club Engagement Calendar describes Prescott Place as an "old residential districts which for a time bravely withstood the ravages of time, but have now finally succumbed".

John F. Peto's studio at F. Weber Co. (before the artist's birth)

1/14/21, 7:55 PM

F. Weber Co. history - John F. Peto rented a studio at F. Weber Co. for two years in the 1870s

"To Fred" gift etchings from Edward C. Smith

1/12/21, 8:20 PM

Patty Sullivan (wife of artist's grandson Jim Sullivan) shared a Edward C. Smith (self portrait?) etching with an inscription "To Fred Weber". It is one of two known etching Fred received from his friend and fellow Philadelphia Sketch Club member.

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