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Keywords:First National Bank Building
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Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size5.99 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken7-Sep-20 10:55
Date modified7-Sep-20 10:55
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Camera modelNIKON D90
Focal length18 mm
Focal length (35mm)27 mm
Max lens aperturef/3.5
Exposure1/160 at f/18
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Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Shutter priority
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
First National Bank Building

First National Bank Building

Erath County, Texas
32 13.179' N 98 12.158' W
198 S. Belknap Street

Text: Built in 1889 to house the city's first bank, this is the earliest of three structures on the town square designed by prominent San Antonio architect J. Riely Gordon. It features elaborate stonework and large arches typical of Romanesque Revival architecture and a Queen Anne style tower and pedimented entrance. The bank, organized by C. J. Shapard and with assets in excess of $158,000 by 1893, merged with Farmers National Bank in 1925 due to depressed oil and cattle prices.

Date Taken: 20-09-07