Metropolitan Life Building, New York

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Title
Metropolitan Life Building, New York
Names
Theodor Eismann (Publisher)
Collection

Historical postcards of New York City

New York City -- Skyscrapers

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1908 - 1914
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC POC NEW YC-Skys
Topics
Skyscrapers -- New York (N.Y.)
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
Towers
Moonlight
Night
Genres
Postcards
Notes
Content: "Height 680 feet, 48 stories" "Highest building in the world"--printed on image.
Statement of responsibility: "Made in Germany. Th. E. L. Theochrom-Serie 175"--printed on verso.
Physical Description
Extent: 9 x 14 cm or 14 x 9 cm
Halftone photomechanical prints
Bottom right corner missing.
Tinted halftone.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Barcode: 33333201354202
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ef9993c0-c55f-012f-e0a0-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1908: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Metropolitan Life Building, New York" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1908 - 1914. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-8e1d-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. "Metropolitan Life Building, New York" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 23, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-8e1d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1908 - 1914). Metropolitan Life Building, New York Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-8e1d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Metropolitan Life Building, New York