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The New York Post Office.

Image ID: 809396

The New York Post Office. (1890)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The New York Post Office.

Published Date

: 1890

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 32 x 24 cm. (12 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.)

Notes

: Printed on image: "Scientific American, N.Y." Printed on border: "I. Delivery of sacks and pouches for the outgoing mail; 2. Interior of city drops, facing up letters; 3. Carriers' and stamping clerks'table; 4. General view of main office; 5. Amphitheater for distribution of newspapers; 6. Corridor and private letter boxes; 7. Separating newspapers for city delivery; 8. Newspaper and bulk mail chutes; 9. Storage room for empty bags." "See page 55." Written on border: "Jan 25, 1890."

Original Source

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

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / New York City -- post office

Source Description

: 2 folders (43 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC NEW YC-Pos

Digital ID

: 809396

Record ID

: 715812

Digital Item Published

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

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