Click here to see inside Hamlin Bank in 2004
Hamlin Bank Vice President at the turn of the century was Ralph E. Burdick. In 1899-1900 he took a series of amateur photos with his new glass negative Kodak camera. The glass negatives of these photos were discovered in the attic of his Main Street home. This photo shows a rare glimpse inside Hamlin Bank and Trust at the turn of the century.
Fine Painting Of Founder Of Hamlin Bank & Trust Co.
(1892 or 1893)
On tuesday H. Birnbon, celebrated New York portrait painter, personally delivered to the Hamlin Bank & Trust Co., McKean county's oldest banking institution, in Smethport, a beautiful portrait likeness of the founder, the late Henry Hamlin, done in oil.
The large painting presents a likeness of McKean county's pioneer banker which is striking in its fidelity to detail. The picture will occupy a commanding position on the wall.
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inside Hamlin Bank in 1899
McKean County Miner