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Photographic Plate

Object Number: 
2002.1.571
Date: 
1900-1940
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
9 x 12 x 1/8 in.
Description: 
This photographic plate has a view of the Brooklyn Bridge from the Manhattan side with the surrounding buildings and signs visible. The era appears to be between 1900 and 1940 as trolley cars run across its span.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group