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IMAGE number
LCP463714
Title
Merchants' Exchange, Philadelphia, printed by John T. Bowen (c.1801-1856), c.1840 (litho)
Artist
O'Connor, M. (fl.1840) / American
Location
Library Company of Philadelphia, PA, USA
Medium
lithograph
Date
c. 1840 AD (C19th AD)
Dimensions
24 x 40 cms
Description
View from the intersection of Third, Walnut and Dock Streets showing the Merchant’s Exchange constructed 1832-33 after the designs of Philadelphia architect William Strickland for the Philadelphia Exchange Company. View includes street and pedestrian traffic concentrated near the financial institution. Several men converse and greet one another in front of the exchange as several horse-drawn street cars travel by and around the building. In the left, several couples promenade along a block of Walnut Street lined with buildings and a few trees. Also shows railroad tracks, and Girard National Bank (120 South Third) and neighboring businesses in ...
Photo credit
© Library Company of Philadelphia / Library Company of Philadelphia / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
carriage / bell tower / belltower / daily life scene / horse-drawn vehicle / coach / coaches / american architecture / philadelphia / girard national bank of philadelphia / north america / c19th / carriage / american / america / street scene / us / united states of america / tramlines / bellfry / usa / merchants' exchange / Engraving / Mzengraving
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