Antique photographs


New York is one of the most photographed cities in the world, since the nineteenth century. The City has changed a lot since then, but it still has its charm.

Click on the images below to enlarge them. They are a fine collection of antique photographs and illustrations of the City of New York.

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Copyright © Geographic Guide - Antique photographs of NYC.


New York City



Vintage New York




Brooklyn Bridge and New York City skyline (1915).


Bridges NYC


Chinatown NY


Post Office


42nd Street

East 42nd Street - 5th Avenue, prior to 1913.


NYC parks


Wall Street


Brooklyn old


City New York panorama


New York City


Monroe Street


Looking down Pike St. to Manhattan Bridge (1933).


Times Square NY

Times Square - 1937.



Broadway - 1828.


Herald Square photographs


Vintage images


Empire State Building


Nineteenth century NY


Empire State Building


Theater NYC


Park Avenue NY


Nita Naldi was born in New York City, in 1894, and became a famous actress in the silent movie era.


Federal Hall


Wall Street images


Map NYC 18th century




Eighteenth century


Times Square


Doyer Street vintage photo

Doyer Street, Chinatown - 1909.


Statue Liberty NYC


Grace Church


Aerial image NY





Park Row




Herald building


Fountain Central Park


Manhattan skyline


Broadway NY

Broadway and the Bank of the Republic 1865?


Washington Square




Winter NYC


Bethesda Fountain


NY Nineteenth Century


Times Square


Wall Street old




Lake Central Park

A Lake view in Central Park, 1901.


Central Park


Mulberry Street




Brooklyn Borough Hall








Samuel Gottscho