Film, Video [Hendricks (Gordon) Collection. No. 38, New York City street scene, Union Square and Lincoln Building--unidentified works] [New York City street scene, Union Square and Lincoln Building--unidentified works] / [Hendricks Collection / Herald Square / Streetcar on city street
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- [Hendricks (Gordon) Collection. No. 38, New York City street scene, Union Square and Lincoln Building--unidentified works]
- [New York City street scene, Union Square and Lincoln Building--unidentified works]
- [Hendricks Collection
- Herald Square
- Streetcar on city street
- Shows the busy corner of Broadway and East Fourteenth Street, at Union Square Park. A streetcar with "Broadway" on the side passes from right to left, and then another passes from left to right, as two policemen direct horse-drawn vehicles, streetcars, and pedestrians on this busy corner. The Lincoln Building is visible in the background.
Created / Published
- [1889 or 1890?]
- - Union Square (New York, N.Y.)
- - Broadway (New York, N.Y.)
- - City and town life--New York (State)--New York
- - Cable cars (Streetcars)--New York (State)--New York
- - Traffic police--New York (State)--New York
- - Lincoln Building (New York, N.Y. : Union Square)
- Actualities (Motion pictures)
- Short films
- Silent films
- Nonfiction films
- - Formerly misidentified as the 1896 Edison film "Herald Square". Researcher Liz Muller identified the actual location of the film as Union Square in New York City.
- - Estimated date taken from the date of the Lincoln Building in the AIA guide to New York, built in 1889-1890.
- - Duration: 0:11 at 24 fps.
- - Originally part of [Hendricks clip. Donor can 8]; negative once labeled as can no. 5.
- - Sources used: AIA guide to New York City, c2000, p. 202; Lumiere catalog WWW site, viewed January 6, 2020 (Broadway et Union Square).
- viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 16 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- FEC 8061 (viewing print)
- Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
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Hendricks Gordon Collection. No. 38, New York City street scene, Union Square and Lincoln Building--unidentified works. [or 1890?, 1889] Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2020600000/.
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(1889) Hendricks Gordon Collection. No. 38, New York City street scene, Union Square and Lincoln Building--unidentified works. [or 1890?] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2020600000/.
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Hendricks Gordon Collection. No. 38, New York City street scene, Union Square and Lincoln Building--unidentified works. [or 1890?, 1889] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2020600000/>.