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NOAA Photo Library Image - cgs05557

Blackwell's, Ward's, and Randall's Islands. Having shown a number of resorts and historic sites previously, these islands were the site of a prison, infamous mental hospital, poorhourse, and a number of other Nineteenth Century horrors. Surveyed by Edwin Hergesheimer, among the greatest of Coast Survey topographers.

Image ID: cgs05557, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Location: New York, New York
Photo Date: 1885

Category: Coast and Geodetic Survey/

High Resolution Photo Available

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