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This is an original 1872 halftone print of Wilson's Industrial School for Girls at the corner of Avenue A and St. Mark's Place in New York City. This institution was organized in 1853 by Mrs. Wilson, wife of the Rev. James P. Wilson. (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.