Item No: pdcc01734
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.16, Companies 1, page 17
Additional Title: Franklin Fire Insurance Company of Philadelphia
Print and Picture Collection
Single item: Large vignette engraving of the Franklin Fire Insurance Company of Philadelphia. A group of figures in the foreground shows, from left: a portrait of the company's founder, Ben Franklin; an allegorical woman standing holding a shield and a spear; a mother comforting her three children. In the background a fire company is fighting a burning four-story building. Men are shown surrounding water pumps; climbing a ladder; standing inside the upper floors. Smoke billows from the conflagration and engulfs most of the State House, shown in the distance. Engraving. 28.5 x 22.8 cm.
A917.481 P536 v.16
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler