1912 Print Bankers Trust Company Building New York City - ORIGINAL NY3


"The New Building."

This is an original 1912 sepia print by Joseph Pennell of the beginning construction of the Bankers' Trust Company Building at the corner of Wall and Nassau Streets in New York City.

Period Paper is pleased to offer a lovely collection of tipped-in sepia prints of New York City circa 1912. These highly collectible prints are from the drawings of Joseph Pennell, 1857Ð1926, a noted American illustrator, etcher, lithographer, and author. A brief description of the scene or building depicted will be included with the prints. (Please note that the dimensions given are of the actual print which is tipped-in on a paper stock which measures approx. 4.5 x 8 inches.)


This 99+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No aging. No creases. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print; Sepia
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2.5 x 4 inches; 6 x 10 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Pennell, Joseph.

Pennell, Joseph

Joseph Pennell (July 4, 1857 Ð April 23, 1926) Pennell was an American artist and author. He was born in Philadelphia where he studied until graduation and then went to Europe and made his home in London. He produced many books, but was well known for his etching and illustration talents. He taught at the Slade School of Art, but did work for America throughout his career; most notably a poster for the fourth Liberty Loans campaign where Lady Liberty and New York were in flames and under attack.

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