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1872 Church of the Strangers Charles Force Deems NYC - ORIGINAL HISTORIC NY9

1872 Church of the Strangers Charles Force Deems NYC - ORIGINAL HISTORIC NY9

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"Church of the Strangers."

This is an original 1872 halftone print of the non-denominational Church of the Strangers, established by Charles Force Deems, and which in 1870 occupied the former Mercer Street Presbyterian Church in New York City. (Please note that there is printing on the reverse.)

Period Paper is pleased to offer a rare collection of halftone prints of New York City. These images provide an important historic visual record of 19th century New York City including its churches, schools, public buildings, parks and cemeteries, Police, Fire, Health and Quarantine Departments, prisons, hospitals, homes, asylums, dispensaries, morgue and all municipal and private charitable institutions. These halftone prints are in excellent condition and will be of interest to the collector of New York City history and architecture.


This 139+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No aging. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black & White / Grayscale
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 3.75 x 4.75 inches; 10 x 12 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)