Interior of Carpenters' Hall (a) - Postcard

Historical Images of Philadelphia Philadelphiana
Interior of Carpenters' Hall (a) - Postcard

Item Info

Item No: pdcp00581
Title: Interior of Carpenters' Hall (a) - Postcard
Additional Title: Philadelphia Interior of Carpenters' Hall
Historic Street Address: 320 Chestnut Street
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: 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

Creation Year: ca. 1936
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.147214
Geocode Latitude:39.948133

Creator Name: Lutz, K. F. (Karl F.), 1896- - Photographer
Smith, Robert, 1722-1777 - Architect