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Plan for a suspension bridge across East River, at Blackwell's Island, N.Y.

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Title
Plan for a suspension bridge across East River, at Blackwell's Island, N.Y.
Names
Graves, Roswell (Engineer)
Redfield, William D. (Wood engraver)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

New York City -- Bridges

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1838-05-01
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Brid
Topics
Bridges -- New York (State) -- New York
New York (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc
East River (N.Y.) -- 1800-1899
Bridges -- Design -- 1800-1899
Queensboro Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
Genres
Proposed works
Renderings
Notes
Statement of responsibility: "Designed by R. Graves Jr." "Engraved by W.D. Redfield"--printed on image.
Source note: From The Family magazine, or, monthly abstract of general knowledge. New York, Redfield & Lindsay [etc. etc.].
Content: "Mr. Graves' plan for an iron hanging-bridge over the east and west channels of the East river, from between sixty-fifth and seventy-fifth streets on the city of New York side, across the northern part of Blackwell's island to a feasible point on Long island opposite."--from source text.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 15 x 21 cm. (5 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.)
Foxing on image.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1611520
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17091077
Barcode: 33333159144092
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f37e4b10-c55b-012f-3838-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1838: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Plan for a suspension bridge across East River, at Blackwell's Island, N.Y." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1838-05-01. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-23a0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Plan for a suspension bridge across East River, at Blackwell's Island, N.Y." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 31, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-23a0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1838-05-01). Plan for a suspension bridge across East River, at Blackwell's Island, N.Y. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-23a0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Plan for a suspension bridge across East River, at Blackwell's Island, N.Y.