Item No: pdcp00581
Title: Interior of Carpenters' Hall (a) - Postcard
Additional Title: Philadelphia Interior of Carpenters' Hall
Historic Street Address:
320 Chestnut Street
Print and Picture Collection
Located: Postcard Collection Under: Philadelphia - Carpenters' Hall - Interior
Designed by Robert Smith (1722–1777). Built 1770-1773.
[ON REVERSE] CARPENTERS' HALL Located at South Side of Chestnut Street Between 3rd and 4th Street Erected 1770 A fine old building, its exterior, like the interior, in practically the same condition as when our First Congress assembled, September 5, 1774. In the southwest corner are six of the original arm-chairs and two of a larger size. On the east and west walls are silk banners bearing the arms of the Carpenters' Copany, with the inscription "Instituted 1724." On the walls are many papers bearing records of revolutionary times.
Copyrighted 1936 & Publ. by K. F. Lutz, Philadelphia 43, Pa. No. 156
Lutz, K. F. (Karl F.), 1896- - Photographer
Smith, Robert, 1722-1777 - Architect