Sunday, June 19, 2016

Early Photography in America – 17 Rare Vintage Pictures of New York from between the 1860s-80s

These buildings, streets, people were at least 140 years ago. Here are some rare vintage photos showing New York City from between 1860s to 1880s.


42nd Street, North Side, 6th to Madison Avenue, Manhattan, 1875

American Museum of Natural History, New York, 1887

Brooklyn Bridge in 1883

Men in front of a carpentry shop, New York City, 1880

Columbia's first campus at the corner of 49th Street and Madison Avenue in Manhattan, 1873

Fifth Avenue and 120th Street, looking north, Harlem, New York City, 1880

Glacial erratic boulder and tree, Tremont Avenue, West Farms, The Bronx, New York City, 1880

Jerome Park Racetrack, NYC, 1880

Kingsbridge, Harlem River, The Bronx, 1875

Manhattan College, 131st Street and Broadway, New York, 1866

Near present-day Tremont Avenue and 177 Street, The Bronx, 1880

The Arsenal, viewed from 5th Avenue, 1862

The Bronx, New York City, 1875

The Elephant Hotel, Coney Island, New York, 1888

The village of Fordham, The Bronx, New York City, 1884

Tremont Avenue and 177 Street, The Bronx, New York City, 1880

West 10th Street, Manhattan, 1888

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