Queensboro Bridge, New York

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Queensboro Bridge, New York
American Studio (Photographer)
Success Postal Card Co. (Publisher)

Historical postcards of New York City

New York City -- Bridges

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1918 (Approximate)
Place: New York
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: NEW YC-Bri
Queensboro Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
East River (N.Y.)
Steamboats -- New York (State) -- New York
Content: "The Queensboro Bridge, over the East River and Blackwells Island from East 59th Street, Manhattan, to Long Island City, is a great cantilever structure, 7,636 feet long, clear height over channel, 135 feet, height of Island towers, 324 feet. Begun in 1901; opened, March 30, 1909; total cost $29,000,000."--printed on verso.
Content: "Ricard Peck"--name on lake steamer pictured.
Physical Description
Extent: 9 x 14 cm or 14 x 9 cm
Halftone photomechanical prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Barcode: 33333201350341
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f7891420-c55b-012f-7802-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1918: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Queensboro Bridge, New York" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1918. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-8b21-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Queensboro Bridge, New York" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 16, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-8b21-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1918). Queensboro Bridge, New York Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-8b21-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Queensboro Bridge, New York