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Hayward, Geo. (fl. 1861-) View of Broadway

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09118.15 Author/Creator: Hayward, Geo. (fl. 1861-) Place Written: New York Type: Engraving Date: 1861 Pagination: 1 engraving : B&W ; 34 x 26.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Includes Trinity Church and the City Hotel.


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Art, Music, Theater, and FilmArchitectureReligion

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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