Castner Scrapbook v.8, Financial, page 13

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.8, Financial, page 13

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02361
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.8, Financial, page 13
Historic Street Address: 120 South Third Street
Historic Street Address: 305-307 Chestnut Street
Historic Street Address: 7th & Market Streets, Southwest corner
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc00674, top left [image dimensions 12.5 cm x 12.4 cm]:

One of thirty-nine litho views of financial institutions from the borders of an 1886 map, Philadelphia in 1886, by Burk & McFetridge. Depicts the Girard Bank building, which began life as the First Bank of the United States. Shows people on the sidewalk and a horse-drawn carriage passing by.


Item pdcc00675, bottom left [image dimensions 10.8 cm x 8.0 cm]:

Depicts the facade of a financial institution, showing people in front of the building.


Item pdcc00676, top right [image dimensions 17.9 cm x 12.5 cm]:

Reproduction of a tinted photograph showing the building Frank Furness designed for the Penn National Bank. Built in 1884 on the site of the house in which Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, the financial institution remained here until the early 1930s. The Declaration House was rebuilt on the site in 1975.

Building demolished: YES

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.152382
Geocode Latitude:39.950689

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.8
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Burk & McFetridge
Girard, Stephen, 1750-1831
Furness, Frank, 1839-1912 - Architect