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Photograph of the Merchants' Exchange, Philadelphia, Aug.16, 1849. This photograph is from an original talbotype made by the Langheim Brothers of Philadelphia courtesy of Miss M. T. Talbot. The Merchants' Exchange was designed by William Strickland in the Greek Revival style and operated as a brokerage house and Philadelphia Stock Exchange during the nineteenth century, as well as the first post office to sell stamps in the United States. In 2001, the Merchants' Exchange was registered as a National Historical Landmark as the oldest stock exchange building in the United States.

Date: 1849

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Item Number: 307930
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 307930

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