Farmers' and Mechanics' Bank, Philadelphia.

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Farmers' and Mechanics' Bank, Philadelphia.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00641
Title: Farmers' and Mechanics' Bank, Philadelphia.
Historic Street Address: 427 Chestnut Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection


Depicts italianate marble facade of bank building. The Farmers' and Mechanics' Bank was headquartered here from 1855 until it merged with the Philadelphia National Bank in 1918. The American Philosophical Society acquired the building in 1981 and renamed it Benjamin Franklin Hall. Also shows, on the left, a partial view of the building in which the Girard Trust Company started its business, in 1836.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.148053
Geocode Latitude:39.948909

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.8
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler