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High Bridge, New York City.

Image ID: 800517

High Bridge, New York City. (1905)

Image Details

Image Title

High Bridge, New York City.

Creator

: Guérin, Jules Vallée, 1866-1946 -- Artist

Additional Name(s)

: Merrill, Hiram Campbell, b. 1866 -- Engraver

Published Date

: 1905

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 23 x 16 cm. (9 x 6 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "Half-tone plate engraved by H.C. Merrill." "This bridge, which carries the Croton Aqueduct across the Harlem River, was finished in 1848 and is still the noblest civic monument of its class in the United States. Its high arches spring from fourteen massive piers. Besides carrying the aqueduct at the level of the steep banks, it serves as a footway connection between the two shores."

Original Source

: From Century magazine. (New York : The Century Co., 1870-) .

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / New York City -- bridges

Source Description

: 1 folder (37 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC NEW YC-Brid

Digital ID

: 800517

Record ID

: 714775

Digital Item Published

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

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