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Guide to the Charles Gilbert Hine Photograph Collection
1883-1908
 PR 82

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


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Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

 
Title: Charles Gilbert Hine Photograph Collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1883-1908
Abstract: Platinum, cyanotype, and albumen prints of various Manhattan locations dating from 1883-1908. Views of streets, buildings, businesses, monuments, theaters, billboards, posters, celebrations, and scenes of everyday life are included. The collection also contains a three volume set of photograph albums which portrays Broadway from north to south and includes historical essays and clippings.
Quantity: 9.92 Linear feet (10 boxes)
Location note: Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections
Call Phrase: PR 82

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Biographical Note

Charles Gilbert Hine was an accomplished insurance publisher, editor, local historian and amateur photographer. Born in 1859 in New Albany, Indiana, he moved with his family to the New York area in 1868 where Hine's father, Charles Cole Hine, became owner and editor of the Insurance Monitor. Hine spent most of his youth living in Woodside, New Jersey, a rural suburb of Newark. The family had a love of sailing and spent summers at their house on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.

Hine and his brothers, Thomas and Edward Hine, learned photography from their father at an early age; their house on Martha's Vineyard had been specifically designed to include a darkroom. Charles and Thomas Hine used their skills to write and privately publish their first book in 1883, Chronicles of Our White Mountain Trip, July 1883, which was heavily illustrated with the brothers' photographs. In 1888 the Hine brothers and their father became founding members of the Newark Camera Club. Charles and Thomas Hine exhibited 157 photographs in the club's First Annual Exhibit in 1891.

Charles Hine and his two brothers joined their father in the family business, the Hine Insurance Publishing Company. After Charles Cole Hine's death in 1897, the brothers incorporated the company. Charles Gilbert Hine succeeded his father as head of the company, editor of the Insurance Monitor, and head of the Underwriters & Credit Bureau, Inc.

Hine pursued his interest in local history throughout the rest of his life. He traveled primarily by foot and bicycle, taking photographs and collecting historical anecdotes. He focused his work on New York and New Jersey, especially along the Hudson River and on Staten Island where he lived for six years. Hine continued to travel to and document the history of Martha's Vineyard where he had spent his childhood summers. He published much of his historical work and accompanying photography in a limited edition series under the title Hine's Annuals between 1905 and 1915. He published historical books and pamphlets separately as well; his dated works span the years from 1883 to 1928. Like other Pictorialist photographers of his era, Charles Gilbert Hine favored the platinum print, known for its delicate gradation of grays and its varied tonal scale. The majority of his published histories included his platinum prints. His accompanying writings are opinionated and express a deep appreciation for the natural landscape and historical architecture portrayed in his photographs. Hine made particular efforts to photograph buildings that were threatened with demolition. He took a special interest in historic thoroughfares; among his published writings were histories of Broadway, the Albany Post Road, Old King's Highway, and the Serpentine Road on Staten Island.

Hine moved to Staten Island with his brother Thomas in 1909. There he served as a member of both the Staten Island Antiquarian Society and the Staten Island Historical Society. In 1915 Hine married his first cousin Sarah Tilden. They immediately moved from Staten Island to East Orange, New Jersey, where he resided until his death in 1931.

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Scope and Content Note

The Charles Gilbert Hine Photograph Collection spans the period from 1883 to 1908 and contains platinum prints, cyanotypes, albumen prints, silver prints, and a series of three photograph albums containing an historical essay and clippings which document Manhattan at the turn of the 20th century. The collection is divided into two series: Photographic Prints and Photograph Albums. The collection contains views of streets, buildings, businesses, monuments, major events, and scenes of everyday life in Manhattan.

Arrangement

Materials have been arranged into two series based on format:

  1. Series I: Photographic Prints
  2. Series II: Photograph Albums

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Hine, Thomas Avery, 1855-1933

Document Type

  • Albumen prints
  • Clippings
  • Cyanotypes
  • Photograph albums
  • Photographic prints
  • Platinum prints

Subject Topics

  • Advertising–New York (State)--New York--Pictorial works
  • Billboards–New York (State)–New York--Pictorial works
  • Streets–New York (State)–New York–Pictorial works
  • Theaters–New York (State)–New York–Pictorial works

Subject Places

  • Broadway (New York, N.Y.)--History
  • Broadway (New York, N.Y.)--Pictorial works
  • New York (N.Y.)–History–Pictorial works

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Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of Charles Gilbert Hine in 1910, 1917, and 1922.

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers.

Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to 20 photocopies per day per person. Suitability of the original for photocopying is at the discretion of the staff. Neither blueprints nor tracings can be copied under any circumstances. Duplication of large-format items will be done by the house photographer. See Print Room guidelines for details.

Use Restrictions

Permission to reproduce any Print Room holdings through publication must be obtained from

Rights and Reproductions
The New-York Historical Society
Two West 77th Street
New York, NY 10024

Phone: (212) 873-3400 ext. 282
Fax: (212) 579-8794

The copyright law of the United States governs the making of photocopies and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials. Unpublished materials created before January 1, 1978 cannot be quoted in publication without permission of the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Charles Gilbert Hine Photograph Collection, PR 082, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, The New-York Historical Society.

Related Material at The New-York Historical Society

Additional views of Manhattan by other photographers and publishers can be found in the Geographic File (PR 020), the Postcard File (PR 054), and the Stereograph File (PR 065). The New-York Historical Society Library owns several of Charles Gilbert Hine's privately published local history books which feature his photographs. For further information on Hine, see the Charles Gilbert Hine Papers at the Staten Island Historical Society.

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Container List

Series I: Photographic Prints

Scope and Contents note

consists of 161 platinum prints, 21 cyanotypes, and 5 albumen prints dating from approximately 1883 to 1908. The photographic prints in this series were originally integrated into the Geographic File (PR 020); they were removed to create the Charles Gilbert Hine photograph collection. Photographs in this series are arranged numerically; an index listing streets, prominent locations, and subjects can be found at the end of the finding aid. The first forty-one prints have been matted (with the exception of number 026), thereafter they have been placed in folders in groups of approximately ten. The albumen prints in this series are labeled as being taken by both Charles Gilbert Hine and Thomas A. Hine. Titles correspond to the descriptions Hine wrote on the verso of his photographs or on their backings. Titles in brackets have been supplied in cases where the photograph was removed from its original backing. A set of copy prints of Hine photographs used in the exhibition Charles Gilbert Hine: Impressions of a City, held at the New-York Historical Society from October 1990 through January 1991, have been labeled with photograph numbers and can be found after the index.

Photographs in this series portray a variety of street scenes, buildings, and scenes of daily life in New York that demonstrate Hine's keen eye for lighting and composition. Side streets and main thoroughfares are shown from a variety of vantage points. Street vendors, theater and product advertisements, night views of Madison Square Theatre, and a variety of views of Washington Square Park are only a few of the subjects represented. A few rooftop views are included in the collection. Some photographs show street decorations for the Columbian Celebration in 1892 and the centennial celebration of George Washington's presidential inauguration in 1889. Historical landmarks such as the Jumel Mansion, City Hall, and Hamilton Grange with its thirteen trees are pictured, as is the demolition of the pre-Revolutionary Rhinelander Sugar House Prison.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Fifth Avenue, north from 42nd Street
[1903]
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Broad Street, south of Wall Street
[1900]
Box: 1 Folder : 3 201 West 10th Street
[1900]
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Fulton Street, east from west of Water Street
[1905]
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Reade Street [west of Centre Street] (cyanotype)
[1895]
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Madison Square Theatre [night view]
[1905]
Box: 1 Folder : 7 [Future site of West Broadway, tunnel between Vesey and Barclay Streets]
[1890]
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Liberty Street at William
1892
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Fifth Avenue, looking south [from 53rd Street]
[1900]
Box: 1 Folder : 010a Ruins [Rhinelander] Sugar House Prison
[1900]
Box: 1 Folder : 010b Ruins [Rhinelander] Sugar House Prison
[1900]
Box: 1 Folder : 11 Grove Street and Greenwich Park, east from West 4th Street
[1900]
Box: 2 Folder : 12 [Pushcarts in the park]
[1900]
Box: 2 Folder : 13 [Washington Square Arch]
[1905]
Box: 2 Folder : 14 Centre Street [snowstorm]
[1905]
Box: 2 Folder : 15 [Watts Street at Hudson Street]
[1899]
Box: 2 Folder : 16 Rear of 112 Ninth Avenue
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 17 South side Washington Square, looking west
1894
Box: 2 Folder : 18 [Wall Street, corner of Nassau Street]
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 19 Riverside Drive, at west 106th Street
[1900]
Box: 2 Folder : 20 [Worth Street, north side, west of Baxter Street]
[1894]
Box: 2 Folder : 21 Wood arch, Washington Square
1889
Box: 2 Folder : 22 Old doorway, West 17th Street [corner of Eighth Avenue]
[1900]
Box: 2 Folder : 23 [Hamilton Grange]
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 24 Fire at 64-66 Nassau Street (cyanotype)
1898 Feb.
Box: 3 Folder : 25 Thirteen trees and Alexander H. House [Hamilton Grange]
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 26 [University Building, Washington Square East]
1894
Box: 3 Folder : 27 [Riverside Park, between West 125th and 127th Streets]
[1905]
Box: 3 Folder : 28 [150th Street, towards Seventh Avenue]
[1895]
Box: 3 Folder : 29 [Battery Park, man reading paper]
[1900]
Box: 3 Folder : 30 A busy day on West Street
[1900]
Box: 3 Folder : 31 [Upper Manhattan Bridge]
[1905]
Box: 3 Folder : 32 [South Street]
[1902]
Box: 3 Folder : 33 Southeast corner or Washington Square [looking south on Wooster Street]
[1902]
Box: 3 Folder : 34 [West Street, north of Cortlandt Street]
1892
Box: 4 Folder : 35 [Poster advertising "Mrs. Langtry and her company"]
[1900]
Box: 4 Folder : 36 [Pushcart in front of wall of posters]
[1900]
Box: 4 Folder : 037a The children's corner [West Street]
[1900]
Box: 4 Folder : 037b [Billboards]
undated
Box: 4 Folder : 38 [Poster advertising California Fruit chewing gum and "The Devil's Deputy"]
[1905]
Box: 4 Folder : 039a [Poster advertising Figaro Licorice Sticks]
1894
Box: 4 Folder : 039b [Poster advertising Old Hoss Bill Hoey in "The Flams"]
1894
Box: 4 Folder : 40 [Posters advertising Sherman Park and Hecker's Buckwheat]
1894
Box: 4 Folder : 41 [Café entrance]
[1905]
Box: 5 Folder : 42 [Hamilton Grange]
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 43 [Bleecker Street]
[1902]
Box: 5 Folder : 44 Broadway, at corner of Morris Street (cyanotype)
[1900]
Box: 5 Folder : 045-046 St. Paul's [Broadway, looking south] (duplicate prints)
[1889]
Box: 5 Folder : 47 Steamship's Row, lower end Broadway (cyanotype)
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 48 [Canal Street]
[1901]
Box: 5 Folder : 49 [Chambers Street, south side]
[1900-1905]
Box: 5 Folder : 50 [Chambers Street, south side and Pearl Street (cyanotype)
[1885-1890]
Box: 5 Folder : 51 Cortlandt Street, 4-10 Cortlandt Street
[1892]
Box: 5 Folder : 52 [Duane and Centre Street] (cyanotype)
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 53 Greenwich Avenue [south from Jane Street]
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 54 [Maiden Lane]
[1896]
Box: 5 Folder : 55 [Maiden Lane and Liberty Street]
1893
Box: 5 Folder : 56 Maiden Lane, south side from Liberty Street
[1906]
Box: 5 Folder : 57 [Nassau Street] (cyanotype)
[1893]
Box: 5 Folder : 58 [Broad Street and Nassau Street]
1899
Box: 5 Folder : 59 State Street, (8,7,6) facing the Battery
[1898]
Box: 5 Folder : 60 [Vandam Street]
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 61 Vesey Street [northwest corner at Greenwich Street]
[1898]
Box: 5 Folder : 62 Vestry Street, north side
1899
Box: 5 Folder : 63 Washington Street and Christopher Street
1899
Box: 5 Folder : 64 Old house on Washington Place
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 065a North from southeast on Park Place
1904
Box: 5 Folder : 065b North from southeast on Park Place, Steam Engine on Elevated train #2
1894
Box: 5 Folder : 66 Tombs, Centre Street, N.Y. (cyanotype)
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 67 Home Life Insurance Co. Building, 255-7 Broadway
1893-1894
Box: 5 Folder : 68 [Bowling Green]
[1895]
Box: 5 Folder : 069a Broad Street [Fraunces Tavern]
[1900]
Box: 5 Folder : 069b [Fraunces Tavern] (cyanotype)
[1900]
Box: 5 Folder : 70 Chambers (Mulberry bend) park
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 71 Broadway and 35th Street, night scene, Herald Building
[1900]
Box: 5 Folder : 72 [Wall Street, north side and east of Nassau]
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 73 Wall Street
[1900]
Box: 5 Folder : 74 Wall Street
[1897]
Box: 5 Folder : 75 West 4th Street, where it joins Washington Place
[1900]
Box: 5 Folder : 76 123 Washington Place
1908
Box: 5 Folder : 77 135 Washington Place
1900
Box: 5 Folder : 78 [Washington Square North]
[1894]
Box: 5 Folder : 79 Washington Square South
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 080a Washington Square (cyanotype)
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 080b Washington Square (cyanotype)
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 81 Washington Mews
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 82 Southeast corner of Washington Square (cyanotype)
[1902]
Box: 5 Folder : 83 Washington Square Arch
[1905]
Box: 5 Folder : 84 [Battery Park]
[1890]
Box: 5 Folder : 85 [Battery Park] (cyanotype)
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 86 Riverside Park
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 87 [City Hall Park]
[1900]
Box: 5 Folder : 88 Vesey Street
1892
Box: 5 Folder : 89 [City Hall Park] (cyanotype)
1895
Box: 5 Folder : 90 City Hall Park
[1895]
Box: 5 Folder : 91 St. Paul's churchyard
[1890-1895]
Box: 5 Folder : 92 St. Paul's
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 93 St. Paul's, looking west from alongside south wall of chapel
[1895]
Box: 5 Folder : 94 St. Paul's churchyard
[1899]
Box: 5 Folder : 95 [Poster advertising John L. Sullivan]
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 96 St. Paul's churchyard
[1890-1899]
Box: 5 Folder : 97 St. Paul's [chapel]
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 98 Trinity Churchyard looking north to Martyrs' Monument and Trinity Building (cyanotype)
[1895]
Box: 5 Folder : 99 Trinity Churchyard (cyanotype)
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 100 St. Patrick's Cathedral, Fifth Avenue
[1900]
Box: 5 Folder : 101 West Building at Episcopal Seminary Grounds, Chelsea Square
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 102 Asbury Church and the Benedict - Washington Square
1894
Box: 5 Folder : 103 [Broadway, including Grace Church]
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 104a [Billboards advertising Scott's Emulsion of Pure Cod Liver Oil and Madison Square Theatre]
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 104b [Billboards advertising Scott's Emulsion of Pure Cod Liver Oil and Madison Square Theatre] (silver print)
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 105a [Poster advertising Herrmann]
1894
Box: 5 Folder : 105b [Billboard advertising Buffalo Bill's Wild West]
1894
Box: 5 Folder : 106 [Poster advertising "A Fatted Calf"]
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 107 Where Laight Street joins Canal
[1902?]
Box: 5 Folder : 108 [Posters and clipping on "Business Competition"]
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 109 [Billboard advertising women's clothing]
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 110a [Poster with little cooking boy]
1895
Box: 5 Folder : 110b [Posters advertising "Charley's Aunt" and Huber's Museum]
1893
Box: 5 Folder : 111a-b [Posters advertising "A Gaiety Girl"]
[1894]
Box: 5 Folder : 112 [Posters advertising Huber's 14th Street Museum]
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 113a [Posters advertising Carpenter Shop and several shows]
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 113b [Two men and a boy at the docks]
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 114 [Poster advertising Barnum & Bailey Greatest Show on Earth]
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 115a [Poster advertising the Lillian Russel Opera Comique Co.]
1894
Box: 5 Folder : 115b [Billboards advertising "The Cotton King," Kendal, etc.]
1895
Box: 5 Folder : 116a-b [Billboards advertising Kate Claxton in "The Two Orphans"]
1894
Box: 5 Folder : 117 [Posters advertising Pettijohn's California Breakfast Food and Bidwell-Tinkham Cycle Company]
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 118a [Billboards advertising "Too Much Johnson" and "The Gaiety Girls"]
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 118b [Billboards advertising Buffalo Bill's Wild West]
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 119a [Billboard advertising "The Amazons"]
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 119b [Billboard advertising trained animals]
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 120 Old Herald Building, Broadway and Ann Street
[1895]
Box: 5 Folder : 121a [Billboard advertising Miss Olga Nethersole]
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 121b [Billboards advertising Buffalo Bill's Wild West, "Rosedale," and Herrmann]
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 122a [Billboard advertising "A Temperance Town," Bob Fitzsimmons, "The Century Magazine", and Orange Athletic Club v. Princeton football game (possibly in Newark, New Jersey)]
1894
Box: 5 Folder : 123 [Sunset on water with ships in the distance] (cyanotype)
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 124 [Ships in dock]
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 125 N.Y. skyline [ship in foreground]
[1888]
Box: 5 Folder : 126 [Harlem River]
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 127 Cloud Study (cyanotype)
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 128 Fifth Avenue Hotel
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 129 Bird's Eye View, northwest from 100 William Street
[1900]
Box: 5 Folder : 130 Between Broadway and Nassau Street, north of and from Wall Street
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 131 Broadway in 1885 form a window of 168 Broadway. The turn in the curb on the left is for Cortlandt Street (albumen)
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 132 [Bird's eye view, Broadway and Water Street]
[1900]
Box: 5 Folder : 133 East from Equitable Building, United States Hotel (albumen)
1885
Box: 5 Folder : 134 North from Equitable Building, 120 Broadway, W.U. Telegraph Building, Evening Post, Post Office, Tribune (albumen)
[1885]
Box: 5 Folder : 135 Sun, Tribune, Times (albumen)
[1883]
Box: 5 Folder : 136 [Washington Heights section, Amsterdam Avenue view north from High Bridge tower]
[1904]
Box: 5 Folder : 137 South from Equitable Building about 1885. Note telegraph poles on Broadway. (albumen)
[1885]
Box: 5 Folder : 138 [Washington Heights section, view southwest from High Bridge tower, Amsterdam Avenue with 172nd Street in foreground]
[1904]
Box: 5 Folder : 139 Columbian Celebration
1892
Box: 5 Folder : 140 Columbian Celebration
1892
Box: 6 Folder : 141 Columbian Celebration/Temporary Arcade
1892
Box: 6 Folder : 142 Columbian Celebration
1892
Box: 6 Folder : 143a When the Washington Building was a building and Trinity's spine had some show, Castle Garden was the headquarters for imported labor [Castle Garden with the Washington Building being constructed in background, Trinity Church to the left]
1883
Box: 6 Folder : 143b W.U. Telegraph, Trinity, Washington Building, Castle Garden, Produce Exchange
1883
Box: 6 Folder : 144 [Bridge receding]
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 146 [Skyline at pier 14] (cyanotype)
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 147a [Castle Garden]
1894
Box: 6 Folder : 147b [Castle Garden]
[1900]
Box: 6 Folder : 148 [Old fort in upper end of Morningside Park]
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 149 [Trees] (cyanotype)
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 150 [Old run-down shack]
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 151a-b [Shack with broken-down wagon]
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 152 13 Trees [at Hamilton Grange]
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 153 National Bank of Commerce, 31 Nassau Street
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 154 [Fireplace at Hamilton Grange]
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 155 Jumel Door [Jumel Mansion]
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 156 Alexander Hamilton House [Hamilton Grange]
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 157a [Jumel Mansion]
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 157b [Jumel Mansion]
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 158 [Hiram Sammis, tailor, 240 Broadway] (cyanotype)
[1893]
Box: 6 Folder : 159 [Policeman watching bicycle riders]
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 160 [Three gentlemen standing in front of a wagon]
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 161 "That tired feeling" [man sitting in front of Wine Room]
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 162a [Trolley Station]
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 162b [Billboard advertising Madame Sans Gene]
1895
Box: 6 Folder : 163 [Rhinelander] Sugar House Prison
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 164 University Building, Washington Square [detail of sculpture]
1894
Box: 6 Folder : 165 Grant's Tomb
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 166 Fifth Avenue and West 52nd Street
undated

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Series II: Photograph Albums

Scope and Contents note

Series II consists of a series of three photograph albums with an accompanying typewritten text and clippings on the history of various locations along Broadway in Manhattan. Hine has entitled his volumes Broadway, New York From the Sky Scraper to the Wild Flower. The 274 photographs in these volumes are platinum prints with the exception of five cyanotypes. The photographs date from 1885-1908; many are undated. The volumes and the prints within them are arranged geographically, following Broadway from south to north. The volumes have been disbound due to their fragile condition, and the pages have been numbered to retain their original order.

Volume I, The Battery to Twenty Third Street, includes views of various intersections below 23rd Street and includes photographs of the Equitable Building, St. Paul's Cathedral, Grace Church, City Hall and City Hall Park, the Tiffany Building, views of the centennial celebration of George Washington's Presidential inauguration in 1889, and a variety of night and river views. The unbound pages of this volume have been placed in two separate boxes; Box 7 covers Broadway from the Bowling Green north to Chambers Street and Box 8 covers from Duane Street through 23rd Street.

Volume II, Twenty Third Street to One Hundred and Fifth Street, continues to follow Broadway on its path through midtown Manhattan and the Upper West Side. Notable inclusions are the temporary arch constructed at Fifth Avenue and Broadway for the Washington Inauguration Centennial, Madison Square Garden, many Broadway theaters, the entrance to Joe Weber's Bazar to benefit San Francisco earthquake victims, the Herald Building, the Times Building, Hotel Astor, Columbus Circle, construction sites at 78th and 79th Streets, the Vandenheuval Mansion on the eve of its demolition, and numerous crowd and night views.

Volume III, One Hundred and Fifth Street to the Wild Flowers, includes photographs of Columbia University, Barnard College, Grant's Tomb, the Church of the Intercession, the Bradley Farm, the Dykeman House and various other small houses and buildings along Broadway. This volume contains pastoral portraits of rural life toward the northern end of Broadway including farms, gardens, chicken yards, and the wild flowers of the volume's title.

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 7 Broadway, New York From the Sky Scraper to the Wild Flower: The Battery to Twenty Third Street[Photographs of Broadway from the Bowling Green north to Chambers Street]
[1885-1908]
Box: 8 Broadway, New York From the Sky Scraper to the Wild Flower: The Battery to Twenty Third Street(cont.) [Photographs of Broadway from Duane Street north to 23rd Street]
[1885-1908]
Box: 9 Broadway, New York From the Sky Scraper to the Wild Flower: Twenty Third Street to One Hundred and Fifth Street
[1885-1908]
Box: 10 Broadway, New York From the Sky Scraper to the Wild Flower: One Hundred and Fifth Street to the Wild Flowers
[1885-1908]

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