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The New York Post Office.

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809396
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Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

New York City -- Post Office

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1890
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Pos
Topics
Post offices -- New York (State) -- New York
Interiors -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1800-1899
Postal service -- New York (State) -- New York
Mailwagons -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1800-1899
Postal service employees -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1800-1899
Notes
Source note : From

Content: 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."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 32 x 24 cm. (12 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1616493
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17539515
Barcode : 33333159172341
UUID: 7c8849b0-c55f-012f-d8d9-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1890: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The New York Post Office." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1890. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-2770-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The New York Post Office." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 23, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-2770-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1890). The New York Post Office. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-2770-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The New York Post Office.