Castner Scrapbook v.8, Financial, page 14

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Castner Scrapbook v.8, Financial, page 14

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02362
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.8, Financial, page 14
Historic Street Address: 2nd & Walnut Streets
Historic Street Address: 305-309 Chestnut Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Item pdcc00677, top [image dimensions 17.0 cm x 25.3 cm]:

Front and back cover of a report of The Bank of North America with vignetted engravings of buildings the bank ocupied, from its beginnings in 1781.


Item pdcc00678, bottom right [image dimensions 8.3 cm x 11.5 cm]:

Depiction of the western portico and ornamental grounds of the bank building designed by architect Benjamin Latrobe. Its principal front was situated on Second Street, near Walnut. Built in 1800, the much-admired building with its Ionic porticos front and back, was the first example of the Greek revival style in the United States.

Building demolished: YES 1867


Item pdcc00679, bottom left [image dimensions 5.5 cm x 7.5 cm]:

Depiction of the front facade of the bank building from Second Street. Built in 1800 the Benjamin Latrobe-designed building was the first example of Greek Revival-style in the United States. Constructed of Pennsylvania marble, the much-admired building featured two porticos of six Ionic columns each.

Building demolished: YES 1867

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.144525
Geocode Latitude:39.946677

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.8
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Gilbert, George, active 1818-1836 - Artist
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820 - Architect