MAJOR, A. (19th Century). Bird’s-eye View of the Great Suspension Bridge connecting the cities of New York and Brooklyn.

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MAJOR, A. (19th Century).

Bird’s-eye View of the Great Suspension Bridge connecting the cities of New York and Brooklyn.

Lithograph with original hand color.  

Washington: Franklin Square Lithographic Company in the office of the Librarian of Congress, for the Judge Publishing Company, 1883. 

 21” x 37” visible, 30” x 46” framed.

$9,000

 In the East River are numerous steamers and sailing ships of various sizes. “A triumph of engineering and a great work of architecture, the Brooklyn Bridge has become a beloved cultural icon in almost the same way as a cathedral. Virtually its every aspect--from the lyrical web of its cables to the soaring Gothic towers--has profoundly affected painters, poets, photographers, writers, and cinematographers” (Deák, 868).