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Title
The Columbus monument held up during excavations.
Names
Collins, R. C. (Platemaker)
Lungren, Fernand, 1857-1932 (Artist)
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

New York City -- Excavations

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1902
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC NEW YC-Exc
Topics
Columbus Circle (New York, N.Y.)
Construction workers -- New York (State) -- New York
Columbus, Christopher -- Monuments -- New York (State) -- New York
Excavation -- New York (State) -- New York
Subways -- Design and contruction -- New York (State) -- New York
Notes
Content: Printed on border: "The foundations of the monument are supported on temporary steel girders and wooden posts while undermined for subway excavation under the monument and over sloping rock surface. The concrete floor of subway is shown finished and ready to receive the streel columns which will support its roof and the overhanging monument. The steel buckets containing excavated rock are hoisted by steam-derricks and dumped into wagons."
Source note: Century magazine. (New York : The Century Co., 1870-).
Statement of responsibility: "Drawn by Fernand Lungren. Half-tone plate engraved by R.C. Collins."--printed on border.
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 17 x 11 cm. (6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1615247
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17538111
Barcode: 33333159155197
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 00f3e260-c55d-012f-7b4c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1902: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Columbus monument held up during excavations." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1902. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cd63-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Columbus monument held up during excavations." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 8, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cd63-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1902). The Columbus monument held up during excavations. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-cd63-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Columbus monument held up during excavations.