New York Public Library 1908



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Description The New York Public Library, glass negative from 1908 depicting horse carriages and trolleys. Late stage construction: trademark lions not yet installed.
Date 1908(1908)
Source Library of Congress[1]
Author Detroit Publishing Company
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