Amazing High Resolution Scan of an 1873 Aerial View Drawing of Manhattan

You may have seen this aerial drawing of Manhattan before on any number of New York based web pages, but we found a very high-resolution scan of it that let’s you see the hand-drawn details in all of it’s glory. The lithograph was made by George Schlegel in 1873 and published by George Degen. It’s well worth the large download to be able to zoom in on the intricate details of the piece, viewing the City as it was in 1873.

Full-resolution scan (46.9 Mb, 9768 x 7128).

via reddit

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their three dogs. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time working from a treadmill desk at home.

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