Broadway, Looking South East from St. Paul's Chapel - 1855


New York, looking east, south and west from the steeple of St. Paul’s Church, 1855. Drawn by John William Hill (1812-1879) and engraved by Henry Papprill in New York. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by Jos. Laing & Co. in the Clerks office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York.

From left to right, the steeples of St. George's, the old Middle Dutch Church and Trinity Church. We can also see The P.T. Barnum's American Museum and the Daguerrian Miniature Gallery of the photographer Mathew Brady. The harbor and Brooklyn appear in the distance.

Source: Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps Inc.


Broadway 19th century


NYC in the 19th Century






Manhattan photographs


Broadway images


Broadway NY


American Museum


Saint Paul NY

Broadway, east side. Dey Street to Vesey Street. Saint Paul's Church - 1899.


Fulton St.


Post Office


Enlargement of shops and offices on Fulton Street.


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Panoramic View Broadway


Enlargement of the part in the left, including the Barnum's American Museum.


Broadway, Looking South East from St. Paul's Chapel - 1855


Buildings Broadway


Trinity Church


Old New York




East River waterfront


St. Paul's Chapel



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