New York City, Bird's Eye View - 1892


Original title: New York and Brooklyn, with Jersey City and Hoboken water front. Perspective map not drawn to scale, shows points of interest, copyright 1892. Sketched and drawn on stone by Charles R. Parsons and Lyman W. Atwater. Published by Currier & Ives. Source: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division. Enlargements below.

There are at least two other panoramic views drawn by the same artists an published by the same publisher: one from 1875 and another from 1877.

In 1890, the total population of New York City was 2,7 million residents. In 1892, Ellis Island opened as the primary point of entry for immigrants arriving in the United States.


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