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New City Prison.

Image ID: 809446

New City Prison. (1903)

Image Details

Image Title

:  New City Prison.

Published Date

: 1903

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 18 x 12 cm. (6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)


: Printed on border: "Leonard Street." "Centre Street." "Criminal Courts Building." "New York City prison, on Tombs Site, Centre, Leonard, Elm and White Streets. Imposing granite pile. Cost $1,000,000. 320 cells, 2 chapels, 2 dormitories, 4 hospital cells, etc. Annex, erected 1884, has 144 cells, mainly used for misdemeanor cases. All modern improvements."

Original Source

: From King's Views of New York City. (New York : M. King, c1905) King, Moses (1853-1909), Author.


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

Source Description

: 1 folder (45 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC NEW YC-Pris

Digital ID

: 809446

Record ID

: 715867

Digital Item Published

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

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