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First State Bank Building in Paris, Texas

Description:

Photograph of the 1917 First Sate Bank entrance on Clarksville Street in downtown Paris, Texas. The bank is one of a few buildings Paris built of limestone ashlar, i.e. large stone block construction material. The steel gate and fence at entrance is unusual on a small scale. The building is symmetrical, crisp, and simply ornamented and it has the bank emblem and date of building at the top. The building is situated on the corner of Clarksville and South Main streets; other buildings on Main Street are visible on the right side of the photograph.

Creator(s): Bell, Jim
Location(s): United States - Texas - Lamar County - Paris
Creation Date: November 13, 2008
Partner(s):
Private Collection of Jim Bell
Collection(s):
Jim Bell Texas Architecture Photograph Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 33
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: November 13, 2008
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Lamar County - Paris
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
November 13, 2008
Description:

Photograph of the 1917 First Sate Bank entrance on Clarksville Street in downtown Paris, Texas. The bank is one of a few buildings Paris built of limestone ashlar, i.e. large stone block construction material. The steel gate and fence at entrance is unusual on a small scale. The building is symmetrical, crisp, and simply ornamented and it has the bank emblem and date of building at the top. The building is situated on the corner of Clarksville and South Main streets; other buildings on Main Street are visible on the right side of the photograph.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : col.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Architecture | buildings | stone carvings | stone ashlars | metal
Partner:
Private Collection of Jim Bell
Collection:
Jim Bell Texas Architecture Photograph Collection
Identifier:
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth84859
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
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