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The Museum’s collections of prints preserves the visual history of New York before the advent of photography and captures the changing images of the city. The collection encompasses engravings, lithographs, and fine art prints. Its cornerstone is the extraordinary J. Clarence Davies Collection of views of New York City from the seventeenth through the nineteenth centuries, starting from the earliest known view of New Amsterdam, depicted in 1625-26. Another major component of the collection is the definitive Harry T. Peters Collection of 2,885 lithographs—many hand-colored—by the 19th-century New York firm of Currier and Ives.

The Museum also has an outstanding collection of lithographic posters donated by Strobridge & Co. Lith., theatrical posters by artist Otto Lambert Grever, and posters made for the World War I and II war efforts. Additionally, the collection includes a significant body of WPA and other 20th-century prints by such noted printmakers as Don Freeman, Childe Hassam, Armin Landeck, Louis Lozowick, Reginald Marsh, Joseph Pennell, and John Sloan.
First Avenue Market

First Avenue Market


Morningside Park and St. Luke's Hospital

Morningside Park and St. Luke's Hospital

Produced for the Society of Iconophiles.

[Statue of Liberty]

[Statue of Liberty]


The Tontine Coffee House, Wall & Water Streets, About 1797

The Tontine Coffee House, Wall & Water Streets, About 1797

From a Painting Owned by the New York Historical Society. Francis Guy, Pinxt. W.M. Aikman, Scupt. Society...

Dutch Reformed Church, Kingsbridge Road

Dutch Reformed Church, Kingsbridge Road

Produced for the Society of Iconophiles.

Oyster Market Near Christopher Street

Oyster Market Near Christopher Street

Produced for the Society of Iconophiles.

New York Hotel, Broadway, 1867

New York Hotel, Broadway, 1867

Etched by S.L. Smith from a photograph. Society of Iconophiles. 1909.

[Friends Meeting House]

[Friends Meeting House]


Bowling Green and State Street, 1880

Bowling Green and State Street, 1880

Etched by SL Smith from a photograph. Society of Iconophiles. 1909.

Wall Street in 1883

Wall Street in 1883

Etched by S.L. Smith from a photograph. Society of Iconophiles. 1909.

La Grange Terrace - La Fayette Place.

La Grange Terrace - La Fayette Place.

Dakin Delt. New York, Published by Peabody & Co. 219 Broadway.

Sewerage Construction

Sewerage Construction


[Manhattan -- The City of Towers]

[Manhattan -- The City of Towers]


One Summer Night

One Summer Night

New York City WPA Art Project.

[Radio City Excavation]

[Radio City Excavation]


Broadway from Bowling Green

Broadway from Bowling Green

Produced for the Society of Iconophiles.

Financial District

Financial District


Fifth Avenue from 42nd Street, Looking South.

Fifth Avenue from 42nd Street, Looking South.

From an Old Photograph by John Bachmann 1879. Lithographed & Printed by R. A. Welcke, N.Y.

"The Flat Iron"

Produced for the Society of Iconophiles.

Wall Street in 1856

Wall Street in 1856

Engraved in aquatint. Copyright by Sidney L. Lucas.

Frederick Douglass.

Frederick Douglass.

The Colored Champion of Freedom.

Bird's-Eye View of the Great New York and Brooklyn Bridge and Grand Display of Fireworks on the Opening Night.

Bird's-Eye View of the Great New York and Brooklyn Bridge and Grand Display of Fireworks on the Opening Night.


The Katz - Kills in Winter.

The Katz - Kills in Winter.

Bastion Falls.

Ride to School. ; Christmas Snow.

Ride to School. ; Christmas Snow.


Broadway Bridge 1870

Broadway Bridge 1870


A View of the Great Conflagration (Merchant's Exchange) Dec. 16, 1835.

A View of the Great Conflagration (Merchant's Exchange) Dec. 16, 1835.


Fort Jay at Governor's Island

Fort Jay at Governor's Island


[3rd Avenue Car Barn]

[3rd Avenue Car Barn]


[Fall River Line Pier and Lower Manhattan]

[Fall River Line Pier and Lower Manhattan]

Anton Schutz 1927.

[8th Street and 4th Avenue, showing Bible House]

[8th Street and 4th Avenue, showing Bible House]


[Traffic around Central Park]

[Traffic around Central Park]


The Crystal Palace.

The Crystal Palace.

Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1853 by Capewell & Kimmell in the Clerks Office of the...

[14th Street Metropolitan Elevated Railroad station]

[14th Street Metropolitan Elevated Railroad station]


[Street scene, with Grace Church.]

[Street scene, with Grace Church.]


[Dusk, William Street, New York]

[Dusk, William Street, New York]


View of the Quarantine Grounds and Buildings, Staten Island, May 1858.

View of the Quarantine Grounds and Buildings, Staten Island, May 1858.

Lith by Geo. Hayward 120 Water St. N.Y. for D.T. Valentine's Manual, for 1859.

View of New York.

View of New York.

From Weehawken - North River.

View on Broadway

View on Broadway

J. H. Bufford's Lithog. 114 Nassau St. N.Y.

The City of New York in the State of New York, North America

The City of New York in the State of New York, North America

Painted by William Birch. Wm. H. Morgan. 100 Arch St. Engraved by Samuel Seymour. Published Jany. 1,...

Broadway, New-York. Showing each Building from the Hygeian Depot corner of Canal Street, to beyond Niblo's Garden.

Broadway, New-York. Showing each Building from the Hygeian Depot corner of Canal Street, to beyond Niblo's Garden.

Drawn & Etched by T. Hornor. Aquatinted by J. Hill. Printed by W. Neale. Published by Joseph Stanley...

New York From Heights Near Brooklyn

New York From Heights Near Brooklyn

Painted and published by Willm. G. Wall New York 1823. "New York From Heights Near Brooklyn. To Thomas...

Manhattan College (

Manhattan College ("Christian Brothers")

Camille Dry. Lith. of F. Ratellier 48 Beekman St. N.Y.

Brooklyn Navy Yard

Brooklyn Navy Yard

Drawn by Lundie. Engraved by Dick.

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