Two views of the Port of New York (1872 & 1892)

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Here are two different looks at the Port of New York, created 20 years apart — both by Currier & Ives. They are both birds-eye views from the Battery, looking south.

View in 1872

Artists: Charles R Parsons and Lyman W Atwater

 

View in 1892

 

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