1903 Print American Surety Bruce Price Historical Landmark Manhattan New NYV1

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This is an original 1903 black and white halftone print of the American Surety Building at 120 Broadway and the southeast corner of Pine Street. Bruce Price was the architect, and in his design he included the first steel framing of any Manhattan building at the time. Today, it is one of New York's national landmarks.

CONDITION

This 108+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 3.25 x 9.25 inches; 8 x 23 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)

Period Paper is excited to present a collection of prints that depict the famous Big Apple, New York City, in a myriad of historical images that date back to 1903 and the turn of the century. From Wall Street to 100th and Central Park to Battery, from the Brooklyn Bridge to Columbia University, each image provides invaluable insight into the history of many of New York's most iconic buildings in the aftermath of the industrial revolution. The majority of buildings are located in Manhattan and Brooklyn, and one certainly doesn't have to be from the Five Boroughs to appreciate these pieces of American history.

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