New York & Brooklyn from Jersey City - 1875


Panoramic view of New York and Brooklyn seen from Jersey City. The Brooklyn Bridge was still under construction. The early skyscrapers was rising on Park Row and Broadway. Enlargements below. Chromolithograph published by Currier & Ives, copyright 1875. Artists: Charles R. Parsons and Lyman W. Atwater. Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

The illustration depicts the New York and Brooklyn seen from New Jersey. Brooklyn was annexed to New York in 1898. Currier and Ives was founded by Nathaniel Currier (1813-1888) and James Merritt Ives (1824-1895).

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