Castner Scrapbook v.8, Financial, page 15

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Castner Scrapbook v.8, Financial, page 15

Item Info

Item No: pdcc02363
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.8, Financial, page 15
Historic Street Address: 2nd & Walnut Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item pdcc00680, top left [image dimensions 11.3 cm x 13.5 cm]:

Depiction of the western portico of the Bank of Pennsylvania. Built in 1800, the Benjamin Latrobe-designed building was the first example of the Greek Revival-style in the United States. Viewed from a point near Dock Street, this engraving shows people strolling the sidewalk in front of the iron railings which enclose the grounds ornamented with trees, shrubs, flowers and fountains.


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Item pdcc00681, bottom left [image dimensions 7.5 cm x 9.0 cm]:

Depiction of the western portico and ornamental grounds of the Bank of Pennsylvania. Built in 1800, the building was designed by Benjamin Latrobe. It was the first example of the Greek revival-style in the United States.


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Item pdcc00682, bottom right [image dimensions 12.8 cm x 14.4 cm]:

Depicts the Second Street facade of the Bank of Pennsylvania. Built in 1800, the building was designed by Benjamin Latrobe in the Greek revival style. A plain pediment is supported by six Ionic columns in front of a recessed portico. Also shows the historic City Tavern to the left of the bank.


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

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.8
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Strickland, George, 1797-1851 - Artist
Tucker, William E. - Engraver
Brightly, Charles - Artist
Telfer, Robert - Engraver
Birch, William Russell, 1755-1834 - Engraver