Castner Scrapbook v.16, Companies 1, page 1B

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Castner Scrapbook v.16, Companies 1, page 1B

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Item No: pdcc01716
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.16, Companies 1, page 1B
Additional Title: Fire Association of Philadelphia, 407-409 Walnut Street, and three others.
Historic Street Address: 407-409 Walnut Street
Historic Street Address: Broad & Chestnut Streets, Northeast corner
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Item 1, top left: Exterior view of the Girard Trust Building, located at the Northeast corner of Broad & Chestnut. Designed in the Romanesque revival-style by Addison Hutton, this early high-rise office building was completed in 1889 for the Girard Trust Company. The building served as the Franklin National Bank before it was demolished in 1926. Also shown is the adjoining Betz Building, which was constructed 1889-1890 after designs by William H. Decker. Halftone reproduction of photograph published in King's Views of Philadelphia. Moses King, New York, 1901. 10 x 16.3 cm.
Notes: Item 2, top right: Exterior view of the Fire Association of Philadelphia Building, 407-409 Walnut Street. Halftone reproduction of a photograph published in King's Views of Philadelphia. Moses King, New York, 1901. 10.8 x 16.4 cm.
Notes: Item 3, bottom left: Illustration of the Fire Association Building. Clipped from unidentified publication. 9.6 x 12.2 cm.
Notes: Item 4, bottom right: Brief history of the formation of the Fire Association, clipped from an unidentified publication. 9.4 x 10.8 cm.
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.950861
Geocode Longitude:-75.163869

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.16
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler

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