Item No: pdcc01719
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.16, Companies 1, page 2
Additional Title: Office of the Penn Life Insurance Company.
Historic Street Address:
3rd & Dock Streets
Print and Picture Collection
Single item: View of the Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company Building, situated at the northeast corner of Third and Dock Streets. The first cast-iron building in Philadelphia and one of the earliest cast-iron buildings in the nation, it was built 1850-51 after designs by architect Gordon Parker Cummings. Visible in this illustration is a statue of William Penn resting on an ornamented dais above the front entrance on Third Street. The building was demolished in 1956. Published in Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion, March 24, 1851. Engraving. 18.4 x 34 cm.
A917.481 P536 v.16
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler