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Accession number 2006.39
Object ID 2006.39.3876
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Power Supply Collection
Date 04/01/1903
Title 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT): View of Pilaster Base With Acanthi Accents for Powerhouse Facade
Description One in a series of photographs documenting the construction of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company 59th Street Powerhouse. Photograph shows general view of powerhouse exterior granite base masonry work showing decorative pilaster base with acanthi scrolls and decorative elements.
Place New York, NY
People/ Corporations Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Subjects Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Powerhouses
Construction
Masonry
Facades
Acanthi
Pilasters
Winches
Substation/ Powerhouse 59th Street Powerhouse (IRT)