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Bird’s Eye Panorama of Manhattan & New York City in 1873.

A peek at Manhattan before the skyscrapers (though not before the relentless hustle-bustle).

Higher resolution versions of the image above are available here and here.

Despite the fact that the completed Brooklyn Bridge wouldn’t open until 1883, this map features the majestic suspension bridge in its complete form. Construction had already been three-years underway at the time of this map’s printing.


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