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William Henry Bartlett
British (1809 - 1854) Primary



The Exchange and Girard Bank

ca. 1836
Ink on paper

Sheet
7.375 x 5 in. (18.733 x 12.7 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2019.4.8
Geography: Europe, Great Britain
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Drawings
Culture/Nationality: British

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  • architecture - Structures or parts of structures that are the result of conscious construction, are of practical use, are relatively stable and permanent, and are of a size and scale appropriate for--but not limited to--habitable buildings. Works of architecture are manifestations of the built environment that is typically classified as fine art, meaning it is generally considered to have aesthetic value, was designed by an architect (whether or not his or her name is known), and constructed with skilled labor. For the art or science of designing and building structures, use "architecture (discipline)."
  • banks - Financial institutions for the custody of money received from, or on behalf of, customers, with the essential duty of payment of the orders given on it by the customers. Banks' profits arise mainly from the investment of the money left unused by the customers. Banks typically pay interest on deposits, and offer other financial services including loans, and currency exchange.
  • banks - Buildings that house establishments for the custody of money received from, or on behalf of, customers, with the essential duty of payment of the orders given on it by the customers. Banks' profits arise mainly from the investment of the money left unused by the customers. Bank buildings typically have indoor counters and windows where customers may make transactions, often with bars or other security devices securing the window, offices where bank officials may meet with customers, vaults for the secure storage of money and other valuables, and other security devices and measures. Exterior bank architecture traditionally imitates a Greek temple, although many other styles are employed as well.
  • British - Refers to the culture of the modern nation of the United Kingdom. It also refers to the cultures of historical nations that had Great Britain as the central ruling power. For the culture of the ancient Britons, who were those tribes that spoke the Celtic (Brythonic) language, use "Ancient British."
  • cityscapes - Refers to creative works that depict settlements that may be considered cities, which are large or important communities with population, status, and internal complexity greater than most towns in the region. For creative works depicting towns, use "townscapes (representations)."
  • drawing - Producing visible forms primarily by delineation, usually by the direct application of material or instrument to the surface of the support.

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  • Sheet Dimensions: 7.375 x 5 in. (18.733 x 12.7 cm)

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