Check Out This Incredible Slideshow of Vintage New York City Photographs From the 1850s

Using vintage photographs dug up from the digital archives of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Library of Congress, this incredible slideshow shows many different areas of New York in the 1850s.

A collection of photographs (with close-ups) of New York City taken during the 1850's. They are attributed to photographers Silas A. Holmes, Charles DeForest Fredricks and the Meade Brothers. Original captions are in quotations.

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