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Guide to the George P. Hall & Son Photograph Collection
[1876-1914]
 PR 24

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400


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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 03, 2019
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Title: George P. Hall & Son Photograph Collection
Dates [inclusive]: [1876-1914]
Abstract: Large-format views in this collection provide detailed, flattering depictions of Manhattan from the 1880s through the 1910s. Included are depictions of early skyscrapers, hotel and theater exteriors, harbor activity, and downtown streets, as well as views of Brooklyn's business areas and resorts. Views of the U.S. Navy's new steel battleships of the 1890s and areas outside New York are included.

The George P. Hall & Son Photograph Collection is digitized and available in the  Shelby White and Leon Levy Digital Library.
Quantity: 63.1 Linear feet (52 boxes and 2 volumes)
Call Phrase: PR 24