Castner Scrapbook v.16, Companies 1, page 5

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Castner Scrapbook v.16, Companies 1, page 5

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Item No: pdcc01722
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.16, Companies 1, page 5
Additional Title: American Fire Insurance Company and four others
Historic Street Address: 308-310 Walnut Street
Historic Street Address: 3rd & Dock Street
Historic Street Address: 4th & Walnut Street, Southeast corner
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Item 1, top right: Shows the offices of the American Fire Insurance Company, 308-310 Walnut Street. Photograph. 7.7 x 25.5 cm.
Notes: Item 2, bottom right: Illustration of the Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company's office, located at 3rd & Dock Streets. The first building in Philadelphia to be constructed of cast-iron, the Penn Building - as it became known - was built in 1850-51. Demolished in 1956. Published in the Stranger's Guide in Philadelphia and its Environs. Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston, 1854, p.66. Wood engraving, with caption. 8.9 x 12 cm.
Notes: Item 3, top left: Advertisement for the American Life Insurance Company, showing a vignetted engraving of the company's offices located at the southeast corner of 4th and Walnut Streets. 7.5 x 10.2 cm.
Notes: Item 4, middle left: Illustration of the offices of the American Life Insurance Company, located at the southeast corner of 4th & Walnut Streets. 8.7 x 9.5 cm.
Notes: Item 5, bottom left: Illustration of the American Fire Insurance Company's building. 8.3 x 11.8 cm.
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.947179
Geocode Longitude:-75.146993

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

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