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New York Public Library
New York Public Library
TitleNew York Public Library
TypeImage
Digitized Materialcolor postcard
Coverage-SpatialNew York City, New York
SubjectLibrary buildings New York
Public libraries
DescriptionOn Front: Public Library, 5th Avenue, New York City. On Back: New Public Library. The new library, at Fifth Avenue from 40th to 42nd Streets, occupies the site of the old Croton Reservoir. It was built at a cost of $9, 000, 000. The cornerstone was laid Nov. 10th, 1902, and the building was opened to the public May 23rd, 1911. It contains over 1, 500, 000 books, with room for 1, 000, 000 more.
Creator-CorporateIrving Underhill
Creator-RolePublisher
Creator-ContactsNY
PublisherALA Archives - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
ThemeLibrary Postcards
Sub-themeNew York
Techniqueartist rendering
Inclusive Dates1895-
LanguageEnglish
Work Dimensions-Measurement14.0 x 8.6 cm.
MediumPaper
Digital Dimensions-Measurement3296 x 2036 pixels
FormatTIFF
Resolution-Measurement600 dpi
File Size-Measurement20,156,504 bytes
Resource IdentifierALA0000609
Date Created2010-04-09
CopyrightUnknown
Group-Record97
Sub Group-Record1
Series-Record55
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. University Archives
CollectionSjoerd Koopman Library Postcard Collection
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