Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 14

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Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 14

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Item No: pdcc01633
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 14
Additional Title: Old Philadelphia Exchange
Historic Street Address: Walnut & Dock Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Printed magazine article (continued on next page) about the development of postal communications in the City of Philadelphia from colonial times. Illustration shows the Merchants' Exchange building at Walnut & Dock Streets, which was a commercial and financial hub. Street traffic depicted includes horse-drawn omnibuses, horse-drawn railcars and a dray. Built in 1834, after Greek Revival designs by architect William Strickland, the Exchange is the oldest existing stock exchange building in the United States. Lithograph by Devoy after an Auguste Kollner drawing, 23.4 x 31.0cm.
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.946978
Geocode Longitude:-75.145332

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.15
Creator Name: Kollner, Augustus, 1813-1906 - Artist
Deroy, Laurent, 1797-1886 - Lithographer
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler

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