Holy Trinity Church 42nd Street at Madison Avenue 1880

Holy Trinity Church (Dr. Tyng's Church), 42nd Street and Madison Avenue, 1880.

itle Manhattan: Holy Trinity Church (Dr. Tyng’s Church), 42nd Street and Madison Avenue, 1880.
Collection title George P. Hall & Son photograph collection, ca. 1876-1914
Series Title Series V: Negatives
Item ID nyhs_PR024_b-43_R201-01.jpg
Date of original 1880
Creator Geo. P. Hall & Son, photographer
Institution New-York Historical Society
Description The collection consists of approximately 1,500 modern photographic prints, 275 glass negatives, and 2 log books, and dates from ca. 1876 to 1914. Photographic prints in this collection were printed in the 1960s and 1970s from Hall’s original glass negatives. The large-format views in this collection provide clear, extremely detailed and flattering depictions of a variety of subjects, including Manhattan’s early skyscrapers, hotels and theater exteriors, harbor activity, and downtown streets, as well as Brooklyn business areas and resorts. George P. Hall & Son photographed the Battery skyline repeatedly from the 1880s through the 1910s, documenting the dramatic changes that occurred as New York progressed from a low-rise to a high-rise city. Many of Hall & Son’s views are notable for their high-angle perspectives. Views in this collection also depict many of the U.S. Navy’s new steel battleships of the 1890s. Sagtikos Manor and other Long Island sites are well documented. There are also