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Near shore of Randalls Island, with a horse-car, the river with an excursion steamer Sylvan shore, and the island beyond. Lettering: House of Refuge--Randall's Island--reached by ferry, foot of 122d Street

Near shore of Randalls Island, with a horse-car, the river with an excursion steamer Sylvan shore, and the island beyond. Lettering: House of Refuge--Randall's Island--reached by ferry, foot of 122d Street

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The Collection of American historical prints and early views of American cities in NYPL. The collection includes a gift of the architect and historian Isaac Newton Phelps Stokes (1867-1944), 30 images from the assemblage of New York City views donated to the Library in 1922 by Amos F. Eno (1836-1915) and a few items from the collection of American historical prints accumulated by Dr. Thomas Addis Emmet (1828-1919) and presented to the Library in 1896. Lastly, a few other items not found in these collections also appear, such as an 1814 view of New Archangel, Alaska from the Rare Book Division, and the Hudson River Portfolio of 1820 views, from the Spencer Collection.

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Eno, Amos F. (1836-1915), Collector
Hayes, Engraver
House of Refuge (New York, N.Y.)
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Exploreexcursion

Exploresylvan

Exploresteamboats new york state new york 1800 1899