Central Park: Early Images

One of my major projects in the past few years was writing more than 60 episodes (4-5 mins. each) for a videoguide app on Central Park, forthcoming from Guides Who Know. For the app, I collected hundreds of images of Central Park during the 19th century.  I find this year-by-year archival view fascinating, so I’m sharing it by uploading a half dozen or so images per week. They’ve sprawled so far onto three pages:

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For blog posts on specific aspects of Central Park, click on Central Park in the Obsessions cloud at lower right. For an overview of the early years of the Park, see Central Park: The Early Years, which includes some of the images on these pages.

A strange array of related images is on my Pinterest board Central Park on a Tangent.

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