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Museum of the City of New York Collections Portal


Explore over 60,000 images of New York City.

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), All Branch Libraries, Outside the Library

Subjects: Art; Photography; New York City History; Image Collections
(Bolded items are subjects for which this is a recommended resource)

Notes: Launched in December 2010, the Collections Portal enables Web visitors to discover ever-larger portions of the Museum’s collection. Currently includes over 60,000 images from its photography collection and will eventually offer the entire collection, including decorative arts, maps, paintings, costumes, and more as more content is digitized and cataloged.    Also includes over 22,000 photographs of New York City and its environs taken by the Byron Company between 1890 and 1942.  

Dates of Coverage: 19th and 20th Century

Format: Web