Bank of North America

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00730
Title: Bank of North America
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Reproduction of a print depicting a variety of stores on the north side of Chestnut Street, from Third,  The building without signs is where the Bank of North America began operations in January, 1782.  Founded by Robert Morris, the bank was the first national bank in the United States.

Also shows signage indicating the following businesses: American Fire Insurance Co.; Timothy Abbott & Co., curriers; John Peterson, tanner and currier; Russell's Hat Store; P. J. Decker, lottery.

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.8
Creator Name: Morris, Robert, 1734-1806
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler