1960.0357.003 Print, 1957.0065.001 Frame, view 1
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Print (Steel engraving)

  • Title:

    GIRARD'S BANK AND EXCHANGE/ PHILADELPHIA.

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    Herrmann J. Meyer (Publisher)

  • Place of Origin:

    New York, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1852-1857

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper

  • Techniques:

    Steel Engraved, Engraved, Etched, Hand colored, Painted

  • Museum Object Number:

    1960.0357.003


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Object Number

1960.0357.003

Object Name

Print (Steel engraving)

Title

GIRARD'S BANK AND EXCHANGE/ PHILADELPHIA.

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

Herrmann J. Meyer (Publisher)

Place of Origin

New York, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1852-1857

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower left, beneath image; DRAWN AFTER NATURE
2. Inscription; Lower right, beneath image; For the Proprietor: HERRMANN J. MEYER.
3. Inscription; Lower left; Published for HERRMANN J. MEYER, 164 William - Street NEWYORK.
4. Inscription; Lower right; Copyright secured according to ACT of CONGRESS

Subjects

Building view; City view

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper

Techniques

Steel Engraved, Engraved, Etched, Hand colored, Painted

Dimensions (inches)

6.9 (H) , 9.1 (W) , 4.59 (Image H) , 6.2 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

17.6 (H) , 23 (W) , 4.59 (Image H) , 6.2 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

Plate H: 5.3 in. (13.5 cm). Plate W: 7.2 in. (18.4 cm). H at left. W at bottom.

Publisher Summary

Meyer, Herrmann J.

Place of Publication

164 William Street, New York, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Coloring

Hand colored with transparent and opaque watercolors

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Catalogue] Chan, Libby Lai-Pak & Wan, Nina. 2018 The Dragon and the Eagle: American Traders in China, A Century of Trade from 1784–1900 (exhib. cat.).
Different view of Girard's Bank and an iron-bound strongbox associated with the bank: vol. 1, pp. 184-87, nos. 2.23-.24