Castner Scrapbook v.16, Companies 1, page 14

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Castner Scrapbook v.16, Companies 1, page 14

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Item No: pdcc01731
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.16, Companies 1, page 14
Additional Title: American Fire Insurance Company and five others
Historic Street Address: 308-310 Walnut Street
Historic Street Address: 3rd & Dock Street, Northeast corner
Historic Street Address: 91 Walnut Street
Historic Street Address: 921-933 Chestnut Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
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Item 4:


Notes:

Item 5: bottom right. Image featuring "The First Penn Mutual Building" located on the "Northeast Corner [of] Dock and Third Streets." Built in 1850, it was the first building in Philadelphia constructed with a cast-iron facade. Clipped from an unidentified newspaper. 


Notes: Item 1, top left: Newspaper article describing the history of The American Fire Insurance Company, with an illustration of the company's offices at 308-310 Walnut Street. Notable architectural firm of Furness & Evans designed this building, which was built in 1840 and renovated in 1881. Clipped from an unidentified newspaper. 12.3 x 21.7 cm.
Notes: Item 2, top right: Newspaper article describing the history of the Spring Garden Insurance Company, with an illustration of the company's offices at 431 Walnut Street. The building was designed by Theophilus P. Chamdler, Jr., founder and first head of the Department of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania. Clipped from an unidentified newspaper. 12.4 x 21.8 cm.
Notes: Item 3, bottom left:
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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