Castner Scrapbook v.16, Companies 1, page 7

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Castner Scrapbook v.16, Companies 1, page 7

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Item No: pdcc01724
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.16, Companies 1, page 7
Additional Title: The American Life Insurance Company Building and three others.
Historic Street Address: 212 S. 4th Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: Item 1, top right: Illustration of the American Life Insurance Company Building, also known as the Manhattan Life Building. 15.2 x 21.2 cm.
Notes: Item 2, top left: Photograph of the United Firemen's Insurance Company building, 419 Walnut Street. Clipped from King's Views of Philadelphia, Moses King, 1901.
Notes: Item 3, bottom left: Illustration showing a partial view of the Philadelphia Contributionship Building, 212 S. 4th Street. Founded in 1752 by Ben Franklin, the Contributionship was the country's oldest property insurance company. Their permanent headquarters was in this building from 1837. The historic building was designed in the Greek Revival style by noted architect Thomas Ustick Walter. Reproduction of ink drawing from unidentified publication. 9.5 x 10.8 cm.
Notes: Item 4, lower right: Photograph of the Hand-in-Hand Badge, removed from the house in Letitia Street owned by William Penn.
Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.947019
Geocode Longitude:-75.148009

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

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