New York in 1879


View of New York, perspective map not drawn to scale, by J. W. Williams. Published by Root & Tinker, proprietors of The Clothier and Hatter, New York, ©1879. Source: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division. Enlargement of the tip of Manhattan is below.

The Battery and Bowling Green are in the foreground, crossed by the elevated railroad. The Brooklyn Bridge was under construction until 1883.

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