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This is an original 1872 halftone print of the New York Free School #1, in Tyron Row in New York City. One of the city's first public schools, it opened in 1809. (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 Very Fine. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is a blemish in the bottom margin and top right corner --please see image.