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Guide to the George P. Hall & Son Photograph Collection
 PR 24

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on October 24, 2016
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. Note that the images in this collection have been digitized and can be viewed here.
Quantity: 63.1 Linear feet (52 boxes and 2 volumes)
Location note: Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections
Call Phrase: PR 24