STEREOVIEW NY NEW YORK TIMES NEWS c1860 ALBUMEN PHOTO

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  • Sold Date: Jul 04, 2009
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c late 1850-60's STEREOVIEW PHOTOGRAPH

Amazing wonderful early image of the New York Times - Surrogates Office Building a predominate landmark in this early busy New York City street scene, with it's horse trolleys & people walking, men can be seen in the image wearing high top hats, dressed in their frock coats....

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Condition: GOOD, 130+ years old... commensurate to age, tiny bit of imulsion loss on right image in the water fall area, may have usual surface soiling, and or edge rubs, corner dings. Please see scans .

The newspaper's first building was located at 113 Nassau Street in New York City. In 1854, it moved to 138 Nassau Street, and in 1858 it moved to 41 Park Row , making it the first newspaper in New York City housed in a building built specifically for its use

The New York Times was founded on September 18, 1851, by journalist and politician Henry Jarvis Raymond , the second chairman of the Republican National Committee , and former banker George Jones as the New-York Daily Times . Sold at an original price of one cent per copy, the inaugural edition attempted to address the various speculations on its purpose and positions that preceded its release: [4 ]

We shall be Conservative , in all
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