Astor Library, New York City

This early library, created by funds provided in the will of John Jacob Astor, held about 200,000 books, but was not a lending library. In 1895 it merged with the Lennox Library and the Tilden Trust to form the New York Public Library.

Date:
1865 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Stereocard
Item#:
MES00417
Photographer:
E. & H. T. Anthony & Co.
Height:
1038px
Width:
2063px
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