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[Horace W. Day photograph album of New York City views].
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[Horace W. Day photograph album of New York City views]


Day, Horace W., creator, creator.


Gubelman, Theodore, photographer.


Photograph album of professional commercial views of New York City streets, buildings, bridges, waterfront areas and other public spaces. Among the particular topics depicted are streetcars, elevated railroads, docks and ships, electricity lines, etc. Among the identified subjects are Broadway, Brooklyn Bridge, Delmonico's, Coney Island, The Dakota apartment building, New York Cotton Exchange, Western Union Telegraph building, Tribune Building, New York Herald building, Statue of Liberty, Fifth Avenue, U.S. Post Office building, Metropolitan Opera House, Standard Oil building, St. Patrick's Cathedral, St. Francis Xavier church, Central Park, and Wall Street. Also includes a few professional views of Boston, Mass.


1885 (issued)


n-us-ny -- n-us-ma
New York (N.Y.) -- Photographs
New York (State) -- New York


Title devised by cataloger.
Compiled by Horace W. Day.
Presentation inscription on front fly leaf: "R.B. Blowers, Esq., Woodland, Cal. As a slight token of regards from Horace W. Day. New York, Aug. 1st, 1887."
Includes many photographs by Theodore Gubelman (Jersey City, N.J.). Other identified photographers include Purviance (N.Y.) and Charles Pollack (Boston).
Images described by formal hand-written captions on album leaves.
Transferred from the Russell B. Blowers and Sons records (BANC MSS C-G 76).
Gift of Nellie W. Branch ; 1951.
Horace W. Day photograph album of New York City views, BANC PIC 1951.008, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.


Photograph albums.
Albumen prints.

Physical Description:

45 photographs in 1 album : albumen prints mounted to album leaves ; prints various sizes, album 36 x 31 cm





Related Item:

Russell B. Blowers and Sons records : Russell B. Blowers and Sons.