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Bank of Pennsylvania

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Item No: pdcc00680
Title: Bank of Pennsylvania
Historic Street Address: 2nd & Walnut Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Depiction of the western portico of the Bank of Pennsylvania. Built in 1800, the Benjamin Latrobe-designed building was the first example of the Greek Revival-style in the United States. Viewed from a point near Dock Street, this engraving shows people strolling the sidewalk in front of the iron railings which enclose the grounds ornamented with trees, shrubs, flowers and fountains.


Creation Year: ca. 1827
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.946856
Geocode Longitude:-75.144430

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.8
Creator Name: Strickland, George, 1797-1851 - Artist
Tucker, William E. - Engraver
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler