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Manual Labor Bank and Saving Fund.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00708
Title: Manual Labor Bank and Saving Fund.
Historic Street Address: 2nd & Race Streets, Northeast corner
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Hand-colored engraving depicting the short-lived financial institution established in 1836 by Thomas Dyott, glass manufacturer and merchant. Within two years of opening, the bank failed and Dyott was on trial for fraudulent insolvency. Shows people on the sidewalks, some of whom are customers of the bank.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.953778
Geocode Longitude:-75.142891

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.8
Creator Name: Birch, Thomas, 1779-1851 - Artist
Woodside, J. A. Jr. - Engraver
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler