1903 Print Custom House Wall Street Doric Colonnade Architecture Manhattan NYV1

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This is an original 1903 black and white halftone print of the United States Custom House at the corner of Wall Street and Hanover Street. At the time, it has just been bought by National City Bank, whose headquarters were right across the street.

CONDITION

This 108+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. 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 4.25 x 6.75 inches; 11 x 17 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.

Keywords specific to this image: historical landmark

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