Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Castle Clinton

8 x 10 inch glass negative - ca.1900
(Detroit Publishing Co.)

Aerial view illustration of the tip of Manhattan in New York City, featuring Castle Garden in Battery Park and docks on the rivers. Brooklyn Bridge under construction is shown in exaggerated scale. ca.1880
(Unidentified Illustrator)


  1. Intriguing photos, Ray.I visited that area of NY years back. It's certainly vastly different now, than when photographers made these. Castle Garden was also the entry point for immigrants to the US for some years, before Ellis Island.

    1. I particularly like the illustration of Manhattan. Thanks for the added information, Jonathan.