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Guide to the Charles Gilbert Hine Photograph Collection
 PR 82

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
Phone: (212) 873-3400

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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on December 13, 2011
Description is in English.

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.


Materials have been arranged into two series based on format:

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