Illustrator Vernon Howe Bailey's Century Old Vintage Sketches of New York City

American illustrator Vernon Howe Bailey was a prolific sketch artist in the early 20th century, working for several major publications including the Harper’s Weekly and the Boston Herald, as well as for the government as a courthouse and military sketch artist.

Bailey sketched almost everything he saw, including New York City street life. Enjoy this small collection of century-old hand-drawn sketches of the City compiled by our friends at Untapped Cities.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

Founder, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief

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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