Castner Scrapbook v.16, Companies 1, page 6

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Castner Scrapbook v.16, Companies 1, page 6

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Item No: pdcc01723
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.16, Companies 1, page 6
Additional Title: American Fire Insurance Company Policy and two others.
Historic Street Address: 412 Walnut Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Item 1, top: "American Fire Insurance Company" Policy of Insurance. Original policy of insurance of the American Fire Insurance Company, signed by Charles S. Riche. Engraved illustration of an allegorical woman standing on a pedestal with an eagle at her feet. In the background, firemen manning water pumps are fighting a warehouse blaze. Others are removing sacks and barrels from the building. Manuscript portions and signature written in brown ink. The policy is made out to Charles S. Riche, who paid the sum of 2000 dollars to the insurance company. Original certificate heading, cropped and separated from body of document. 22.9 x 17.2 cm.
Notes: Item 2, bottom left: Advertisement for the American Life Insurance Company, Philadelphia. 8.9 x 14.6 cm.
Notes: Item 3, bottom right: Advertisement for the German Fire Insurance Co., of Philadelphia, showing their offices at 412 Walnut Street. Clipped from the border of historic map View of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., 1885, drawn and published by Burk & McFetridge. Lithograph. 13.2 x 11.3 cm.
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.947365
Geocode Longitude:-75.148431

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

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