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

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

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Item No: pdcc01717
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.16, Companies 1, page 1C
Additional Title: Royal Insurance Company's Building.
Historic Street Address: 306 Walnut Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Single item: View of the white marble Greek Revival facade of the Royal Insurance Company Building, 306 Walnut Street. Built 1839-40 for the headquarters of the Philadelphia Savings Fund Society after designs by noted architect Thomas Ustick Walter. The triangular pediment, which surmounts a portico of Ionic Columns, was added in 1881 after PSFS sold the building. The pediment contains a sculptural relief of the coat of arms of the Royal Insurance Company of Liverpool. Photograph reproduced in unidentified publication. 21.4 x 19.1
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.946979
Geocode Longitude:-75.146798

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

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