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The wire for the East River bridge.

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Title
The wire for the East River bridge.
Names
Bross, Robert S. (b. ca. 1831) (Artist)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

New York City -- Bridges -- Brooklyn

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1877-03-03
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Brid-Brk
Topics
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc
Bridges -- New York (State) -- New York
Bridge construction -- New York (State) -- New York
Cable industry -- New York (State) -- New York
Notes
Source note: From Scientific American. (New York : Munn Co., 1845-).
Content: Printed on image: "Making the wire for the East River bridge." "Pointing" "Drawing the wire" "Cleaning & liming" "Making the large coils." "Size of the wire." "Testing the wire." Figures numbered 1-4. Includes additional text.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 32 x 25 cm. (12 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1611522
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17091080
Barcode: 33333159144472
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0a0e2c20-c55c-012f-4ffc-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1877: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The wire for the East River bridge." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1877-03-03. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-2d4e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The wire for the East River bridge." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-2d4e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1877-03-03). The wire for the East River bridge. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-2d4e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The wire for the East River bridge.