Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 28

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Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 28

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Item No: pdcc01647
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 28
Additional Title: The Farquhar Building and three others.
Historic Street Address: 228-230 Walnut Street
Historic Street Address: 814 Filbert Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Item 1, upper left: Illustration showing the facade of the Farquhar Building office complex located 228-230 Walnut Street. Signage indicates the home-office of the Insurance Company of North America in the adjoining building. The company demolished the site and rebuilt the property in 1880, which remained its headquarters until 1925. Shows people walking and lounging on the sidewalk. Engraving from A History of the Insurance Company of North America. (Philadelphia: Review Publishing & Printing Company, 1885)., page 90. 15.8 x 21.7cm.
Notes: Item 2, lower left: Shows the facade of the Farquhar Buildings, an office complex that stood at 228-230 Walnut Street during the mid-Nineteenth Century. Engraving from The Stranger's Guide in Philadelphia and its Environs. (Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston, 1854)., page 267-268. 10 x 8.7cm.
Notes: Item 3, upper right, top: Shows the old Masonic Hall used between 1802-1811 at 814 Filbert Street. Clipping from unidentified newspaper. 5 x 7.7cm.
Notes: Item 4, upper right, bottom: Shows the Masonic Hall 1700-1799. Unidentified newspaper clipping. 5.7 x 6.6cm.
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.952218
Geocode Longitude:-75.153595

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.15
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler