Fidelity Trust Company Trade Card

Historical Images of Philadelphia Philadelphiana
Fidelity Trust Company Trade Card

Item Info

Item No: pdcp00741
Title: Fidelity Trust Company Trade Card
Additional Title: "Court Leading to Carpenter's Hall opposite Fidelity Trust Company"
Historic Street Address: 327-331 Chestnut Street
Media Type: Photolithography
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Located in Box: Banks A-Z General Folder: Banks A-Z

Photomechanical print of an etching showing the Fidelity Trust Company Building (Fidelity Insurance Trust & Safe Deposit Co.) originaly located at 327-331 Chestnut Street. Partial view shows building at the end of the alleyway. Print signed Robert J. Thompson. Verso contains "Condensed Statement" of the Fidelity Trust Company.

Earliest documented date for building is 1879. Additions/alterations made in 1889 by G. W. & W. D. Hewitt (fl. 1878 - 1907). In 1905 further alterations designed by Theophilus Parsons, Jr. Chandler (1845-1928), and again in 1921 by John Torrey Windrim (1866-1934). Demolish date unknown. 

Creation Year: ca. 1924
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.146656
Geocode Latitude:39.948746

Creator Name: G. W. & W. D. Hewitt (fl. 1878 - 1907) - Architect
Chandler, Theophilus P. (Theophilus Parsons), 1845-1928 - Architect
Thompson, Robert J. - Artist