Museum of the City of New York Photos

The Museum of the City of New York (1220 Fifth Ave.) at the top of the Museum Mile traces period room decors since the Dutch founded New York, shows antique toys, Broadway theater history, shipping history from its port and various special exhibits.

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Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Main entrance of Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.DeWitt Clinton statue by Adolph Weinman outside Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Alexander Hamilton statue by Adolph Weinman outside Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.
Museum of the City of New York (1928-30) (1220 Fifth Ave.). New York, NY. Style: Georgian Colonial. Architect: Joseph J. Freedlander.Main entrance of Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.DeWitt Clinton (1769-1828) statue (1941) by Adolph Weinman outside Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) statue (1941) by Adolph Weinman outside Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.
Trompe-l'oeil stained glass window of garden view at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Dutch alcove with colonial furniture at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Cherry Street alcove with colonial card table & furniture at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Cherry Street alcove at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.
Trompe-l'oeil stained glass window of garden view at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Dutch alcove with colonial furniture (c17th C) at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Cherry Street alcove with colonial card table & furniture (c1750-76) at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Cherry Street alcove (c1750-76) at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.
Benkard Memorial Bedroom with 18th C panelling & furnishings at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Collection of cream-colored English earthenware in Benkard Memorial Bedroom at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Flat silver candlestick with douter by Robert Shepherd & William Boyd of Albany at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Drawing Room from home of H.H. Flagler by Willard Parker Little in Italiian styles at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.
Benkard Memorial Bedroom with 18th C panelling & furnishings at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Collection of cream-colored English earthenware (18th C) in Benkard Memorial Bedroom at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Flat silver candlestick with douter (1814) by Robert Shepherd & William Boyd of Albany at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Drawing Room (1906) from home of H.H. Flagler by Willard Parker Little in Italiian styles at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.
Setee in Flagler alcove at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Side table with collected objects in Flagler alcove at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Model of street layout of New Amsterdam at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Painting of financial panic on Wall Street at Two O'Clock, Oct. 13, 1857 by James Cafferty & Charles G. Rosenberg at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.
Setee in Flagler alcove at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Side table with collected objects in Flagler alcove at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Model of street layout of New Amsterdam (c1660) at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Painting (1858) of financial panic on Wall Street at Two O'Clock, Oct. 13, 1857 by James Cafferty & Charles G. Rosenberg at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.
Clipper Ship Sweepstakes painting by Fitz Hugh Lane at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Collection of ads for Clipper Ships sailings New York to San Francisco at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Placard advertising Clipper Ship Franklin at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Statue of Robert Fulton, inventory of the steamboat, at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.
Clipper Ship Sweepstakes painting (1853) by Fitz Hugh Lane at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Collection of ads for Clipper Ships sailings New York to San Francisco (c1850s) at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Placard advertising Clipper Ship Franklin (c1850s) at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Statue of Robert Fulton, inventory of the steamboat, at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.
Head of statue of Robert Fulton at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Detail of Robert Fulton statue with model of Manhattan-Brooklyn ferry boat Nassau at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Model of Steamship Clermont invented by Robert Fulton & built in Manhattan at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Model of Steamship City of Savannah, first steamship to cross the Atlantic was built in New York at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.
Head of statue of Robert Fulton at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Detail of Robert Fulton statue with model of Manhattan-Brooklyn ferry boat Nassau (1814) at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Model of Steamship Clermont (1806-7) invented by Robert Fulton & built in Manhattan at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Model of Steamship City of Savannah, first steamship to cross the Atlantic (1819) was built in New York at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.
Diorama of steamship on harborfront of early New York City at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Painting of Hudson River Steamship Mary Powell by James Baird at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Model of ironclad Monitor designed by John Ericsson & built in New York at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Painting of J. Pierpont Morgan's yacht Corsair III by Antonio Jacobsen at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.
Diorama of steamship on harborfront of early New York City at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Painting of Hudson River Steamship Mary Powell (1861) by James Baird at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Model of ironclad Monitor (1862) designed by John Ericsson & built in New York at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Painting of J. Pierpont Morgan's yacht Corsair III (c1899) by Antonio Jacobsen at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.
Omnibus pull toy designed by George W. Brown at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Toy horse-drawn fire hose carriage at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Tammany mechanical bank portrays Boss Tweed who pockets coins by J.&E. Stevens Co. at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Mechanical Mouse Merrymakers Band by Marx Toy Co. at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.
Omnibus pull toy (c1874) designed by George W. Brown at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Toy horse-drawn fire hose carriage (c1890-6) at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Tammany mechanical bank (c1873) portrays Boss Tweed who pockets coins by J.&E. Stevens Co. at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Mechanical Mouse Merrymakers Band (c1931) by Marx Toy Co. at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.
Build your own New York World's Fair toy by Standard Toycraft Products at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.New York World's Fair toy building cutouts at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Folkart rabbit at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.
Build your own New York World's Fair toy (1939) by Standard Toycraft Products at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.New York World's Fair toy (1939) building cutouts at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.Folkart rabbit at Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.

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