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Visualizing 19th-Century New York

Nineteenth-century New York City was a visual experience, a spectacle for residents and visitors alike. Visions of Broadway dominated the burgeoning number of visual images of New York that poured out of commercial publishing firms and entered American homes during the nineteenth century.

New York Crystal Palace 1853

Visit the digital publication to the exhibition, New York Crystal Palace 1853.

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A spatial interface to twenty essays on the objects and themes of the exhibit as well as the objects and landmarks

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Broadway & Ann

The important landmarks that stood at this important Broadway intersection over time and by site

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Behind the Scenes

A look at the technical processes along with the men and women who made all these cultural commodities in New York

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