Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 13

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Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 13

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Item No: pdcc01632
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 13
Additional Title: Merchants' Exchange
Historic Street Address: Walnut & Dock Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Item shows the Exchange building from the intersection of Walnut and Dock Streets. The curved facade of the rear of the building is an adaptation of the Greek Revival style that architect William Strickland used to harmonize with the arch of the road. The Exchange, which opened in 1834, functioned as a commercial and financial hub. Girard Bank, formerly the First Bank of the United States, is depicted in the distance, on the right. The scene includes pedestrian traffic and horse-drawn omnibuses. Lithograph by Ichman & Durol after George Lehman, 29.5 x 20.4cm
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.946978
Geocode Longitude:-75.145332

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.15
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Lehman, George, d. 1870 - Artist
Ichman & Durol - Lithographer

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