Irving Trust Company and First National Bank, Wall Street, New York City, 1936

safety negative

Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, New York
10 x 8 x 0 in.

8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on February 19, 1936. Image of Irving Trust Company and First National Bank, Wall Street, New York City. Visible in image: scene taken from upper story window of the Trinity Building at 111 Broadway of Trinity Church, the Empire Building at 71 Broadway (home of US Steel) and the upper stories of American Express Company Building at 65 Broadway to right of image facing the domed roof of Manhattan Life Insurance Building at 70 Broadway, the Art Deco style Irving Trust Company at 1 Wall Street rising above the "FIRST NATIONAL BANK" building at 2 Wall Street and the neo-Renaissance style American Surety Company Building at 100 Broadway with Greek elements of a Ionic entrance colonnade and the classical sculptural figures on the third story, the pyramid roof-top of 14 Wall Street (once the private residence of JP Morgan), and in the background between the 1 and 14 Wall Street, the two-toned tower roof of the Equitable Trust Company at 15 Broad Street and the tower of City Bank Farmer's Trust at 20 Exchange Place can be seen. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Typed on original negative sleeve: “50855 2/19/36 / 2378-16 / H.B. Fred Kuhls-6415 Third Ave / Brooklyn, NY Photo of bddg at 1 Wall St, City“ and handwritten: "Irving Trust Co".


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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