A three-quarter front view of the Statue of Liberty. The statue was erected twelve years earlier, in 1886.
Contributor:White, James H. (James Henry) - Blackton, James Stuart - Smith, Albert E. (Albert Edward) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
This film was photographed from a boat heading south along the eastern shore of Blackwell's Island (known today as Roosevelt Island). The island lies in the East River, between Manhattan (which can be seen in the background) and Long Island City, Queens. It is approximately one and three-quarters of a mile long, extending from 51st Street to 88th, and at the time of the ...
Contributor:Porter, Edwin S. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)