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A sectional view of the New York Public Library.

Image ID: 805999

A sectional view of the New York Public Library. (1911)

Image Details

Image Title

:  A sectional view of the New York Public Library.

Published Date

: 1911

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 29 x 23 cm. (11 1/4 x 9 in.)


: Printed on border: "The seven tiers of stacks in which many of the books of the New York Public Library are shelved. Elevators transfer the books to the room above as they are called for." "See page 527." Written on border: "May 27, 1911." Damaged.

Original Source

: From Scientific American. (New York : Munn Co., 1845-) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / New York City -- New York Public Library

Source Description

: 1 folder (21 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 805999

Record ID

: 693870

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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