John Collins. “South East View of West-Town Boarding School. Chester Co, Penna.” [West Chester].
Philadelphia: T. Sinclair, c.1858. 5 1/2 x 9 (image). Lithograph. Hand color. Short tear lower left corner with some minor stains and scuffing in the margins. Good condition. A/A
Winter scene showing male students frolicking in the snow at the east end of the main building of the co-educational Quaker boarding school. Westtown was established in 1794 by the Society of Friends as a boarding school for boys and girls. Some of the notable people who attended this school include Garrick Utley of CNN, Jim Fowler of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom, Mo Bamba player for the Orlando Magic and actress Holland Taylor.