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Image number
LCP463443
Title
U.S. Custom House (formerly U.S. Bank), printed by F.L. Cattier, c.1848 (tinted & hand-coloured litho)
Artist
Deroy, Laurent (1797-1886) and Kollner, Augustus (b.1813) / American
Location
Library Company of Philadelphia, PA, USA
Medium
tinted and hand-coloured lithograph
Date
c. 1848 AD (C19th AD)
Dimensions
23 x 31 cms
Description
Exterior view of a classical style building constructed 1818-24 as the U.S. Bank (i.e. Second Bank of the United States) based on the designs of Philadelphia architect William Strickland. Served as custom house from 1844-1935. Street scene in front depicts pedestrians including women and children, and a carriage driven by an African American coachman.
Photo credit
© Library Company of Philadelphia / Library Company of Philadelphia / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
carriage / flag / dog / flag / united states custom house / daily life scene / pedestrians / greek revival / columns / coach / american architecture / philadelphia / north america / c19th / carriage / house / american / pennsylvania / america / street scene / us / customhouses / united states of america / usa / pediment
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