First State Bank Building Paris Texas

Description:

Photograph of the 1917 "First State Bank" building in downtown Paris, Texas, located on the corner of Clarksville Street and South Main on the Plaza Square. This is one of few commercial buildings rebuilt after the March 21-22, 1916 fire constructed using large limestone ashlars. The bank's carved stone medallion and date of construction, 1917, are at the top center of the building.

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: 38
Past 30 days: 0
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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 State Bank" building in downtown Paris, Texas, located on the corner of Clarksville Street and South Main on the Plaza Square. This is one of few commercial buildings rebuilt after the March 21-22, 1916 fire constructed using large limestone ashlars. The bank's carved stone medallion and date of construction, 1917, are at the top center of the building.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : col.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): buildings | street signs | limestone ashlars | carved stone | medallions | ashlar construction
Partner:
Private Collection of Jim Bell
Collection:
Jim Bell Texas Architecture Photograph Collection
Identifier:
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth84860
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image