New County Prison (Moyamensing)

Above: Elevation of Warder Tower, 1834

Perspective View, 1831

10th and Passyunk Ave.

Philadelphia , PA

Obviously inspired by the success of John Haviland’s Eastern State Penitentiary, Walter used the Gothic style in this, the first of his major commissions.

 

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New County Prison (Moyamensing)

Elevation of Warder Tower, 1834

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Design for a Presbyterian Church at Shanghai, China

Elevation

1850  

Perhaps secure in the notion that few potential clients would notice, Walter supplied a design for this church that was an exact duplicate of his Freemason Street Baptist Church in Norfolk. This is the only known duplication of design in Walter’s work.

 

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Delaware County Prison

Elevation

Media, Delaware County, PA

1851

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Baltimore Mount Orange Cemetery

Design for an Entrance

Baltimore, MD

1838

 

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Pennsylvania Medical College

Left: Elevation 

Below: 1st and 2nd floor plans

9th Street, below Locust St.

Philadelphia, PA

1849

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One of the most unusual of Walter’s designs, the Pennsylvania Medical College was executed in “Collegiate Gothic” style, “composed of  brown sandstone, ornamented by two massy towers, …the whole of which [is] crowned by a rich embattled parapet.”

 

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