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Guide to the
David Anderson Photographs from "On Wall Street"

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

New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Joseph Ditta (July-August 2020)

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 24, 2020

Scope and Contents

The collection contains 78 gelatin silver prints of images taken by David Anderson that appear in his book "On Wall Street: Architectural Photographs of Lower Manhattan, 1980-2000" (Staunton, Virginia: George F. Thompson, 2012). Specific addresses and buildings include:

Beaver Street, No. 65
Broad Street, Nos. 67 and 90
Broadway, Nos. 1, 25, 26, 100, 111, 195, and 346
Exchange Place, No. 20
Liberty Street, No. 55
Maiden Lane, No. 90
Nassau Street, No. 99
Old Slip, No. 48
Park Row, No. 15
Pine Street, Nos. 56 and 70
South William Street, No. 9
State Street, No. 7
Vesey Street, No. 20
Wall Street, Nos. 1, 16, 23, 35, 40, 48, 52, 55, and 74
West Street, No. 140

Chamber of Commerce
City Hall
Federal Hall National Memorial
Federal Reserve Bank
Municipal Building
New York Stock Exchange
St. Paul's Chapel
Trinity Church
Tweed Courthouse
U.S. Courthouse
U.S. Customs House
Woolworth Building
World Trade Center

The collection includes a DVD recording of a book talk Anderson gave at the Skyscraper Museum on June 26, 2013, which is viewable online at this link.


The photographs (all signed, some matted) are segregated by size in three flat boxes: 11 x 14-inch prints in Box 1, and 16 x 20-inch prints in Boxes 2-3.