Film, Video Panorama from the tower of Brooklyn Bridge /

Format Film, Video
Dates 1903
Location Battery Park
Brooklyn Bridge
East River
New York
Language English
Subjects Battery Park (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
East River (N.Y.)
Fulton Fish Market (New York, N.Y.)
New York
New York (State)
Panorama from the tower of Brooklyn Bridge /
The view was taken from the tower on the Brooklyn side of the bridge. As the film begins, the camera is looking southwest, towards the southern tip of Manhattan (the Battery). The camera pans very rapidly north following Manhattan's East River shoreline, across the bridge span itself and the bridge's New York side tower, following the shoreline further north towards Corlear's Hook, where the film ends. Some visible landmarks include the Fulton Fish Market buildings at Fulton and South Streets [Frame: 0420] (currently the site of the South Street Seaport Museum); north of the bridge tower is the Catherine Slip, where a Catherine Street Ferry is docked [0568].
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
-  Waterfronts--New York (State)--New York
-  Harbors--New York (State)--New York
-  Docks--New York (State)--New York
-  Piers--New York (State)--New York
-  East River (N.Y.)
-  Battery Park (New York, N.Y.)
-  Fulton Fish Market (New York, N.Y.)
-  H35636 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 12Sept1903; H35636.
-  Duration: 0:35 at 10 fps.
-  Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer.
-  Photographed April 18, 1899.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Received: 9/12/03; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 1989/90 from UCLA; arch neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 1991 from LC lab; ref prints and dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
1 roll (48 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
LC 352 (paper pos)
FEB 9796 (ref print)
FEB 9781 (ref print, copy 2)
FPE 5530 (dupe neg)
FPE 5593 (arch neg)
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
lcmp002 m2b04725
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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