Photo, Print, Drawing Philadelphia Exchange.
About this Item
- Philadelphia Exchange.
- This lithograph shows the view looking northeast from the intersection of Dock, Third, and Walnut Streets in Philadelphia to the Merchants' Exchange. Built between 1832 and 1833 to the designs of William Strickland (1788--1854), the exchange functioned as a commercial and financial hub and post office and was the first large central building in Philadelphia for the conduct of business. Men are seen walking, carriages are in the streets, and a horse-drawn omnibus has arrived at the front of the building. Fashionably dressed women stand on the corner across from the exchange. The print also shows the Girard National Bank (formerly the First Bank of the United States) in the background. The print is by George Lehman (circa 1800--1870) a Swiss-born landscape artist, engraver, and lithographer, who in 1824 immigrated to the United States with his family, several of whom were also stonecutters.
- Lehman, George, circa 1800-1870 Artist.
Created / Published
- Philadelphia : Lehman & Duval, 1835.
- - United States of America--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
- - 1835
- - Carriages and carts
- - Cities and towns
- - Girard National Bank of Philadelphia
- - Horse-drawn vehicles
- - Lithographs
- - Merchants
- - Merchants' Exchange (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
- - Merchants' exchanges
- - Street scenes
- - Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
- - "Digital catalog number: POS 579"--Note extracted from World Digital Library.
- - Original resource extent: 1 print : lithograph mounted on paper ; 20 x 29 centimeters.
- - Reference extracted from World Digital Library: George Lehman, Philadelphia on Stone Biographical Dictionary, Library Company of Philadelphia, http://www.lcpdigital.org.|Philadelphia External on Stone Biographical Dictionary of Lithographers, http://www.librarycompany.org/pos/posdictionary.htm. External
- - Original resource at: The Library Company of Philadelphia.
- - Content in English.
- - Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.
- 1 online resource.
- Philadelphia on Stone
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- compressed data
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Chicago citation style:
Lehman, George, Circa Artist. Philadelphia Exchange. Pennsylvania United States of America Philadelphia, 1835. Philadelphia: Lehman & Duval. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021670211/.
APA citation style:
Lehman, G. (1835) Philadelphia Exchange. Pennsylvania United States of America Philadelphia, 1835. Philadelphia: Lehman & Duval. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021670211/.
MLA citation style:
Lehman, George, Circa Artist. Philadelphia Exchange. Philadelphia: Lehman & Duval. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021670211/>.