An Albumen Photograph of Northern Manhattan Showing the View North of Undeveloped Land from Fort George with the Harlem River

$450.00

The view north from Fort George, in northern Manhattan, looking towards the Harlem River, circa 1888, showing the open land, with the Harlem River on the right.

Description

[Harlem River, Fort George] Unknown photographer, a rare untitled albumen photograph of the view north from Fort George, looking towards the Harlem River,  showing the open and undeveloped land, with the Harlem River on the right. Pencil annotation on the verso identifies the locale. Also, the date 1888 and “37” were added. 17.6 cm x 22.7 cm mount; image. 15.2 cm x 20.5 cm.  Only fair condition.

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