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2 edition of Shanties to skyscrapers found in the catalog.

Shanties to skyscrapers

Robert L. Bracklow

Shanties to skyscrapers

Robert L. Bracklow"s photographs of early New York : the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York City, 15 December 1983-6 May 1984.

by Robert L. Bracklow

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Published by The Society in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Bracklow, Robert L., 1849-1919 -- Photograph collections -- Exhibitions.,
    • Bracklow Collection -- Exhibitions.,
    • New-York Historical Society -- Exhibitions.,
    • Photograph collections -- New York (State) -- New York -- Exhibitions.,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Pictorial works -- Exhibitions.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsNew-York Historical Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF128.37 .B73 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[16] p. :
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2906268M
      LC Control Number84135828

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