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The artist in 1912 running his power boat the SPHINX on the Schuylkill River within Fairmount Park.
February 2021 Portfolio, the monthly newsletter of the Philadelphia Sketch Club
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".
F. Weber Co. history - John F. Peto rented a studio at F. Weber Co. for two years in the 1870s
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.