A view of an unfinished Central Park in 1862

Isn’t that a not-quite-completed Bethesda Terrace and the Central Park Lake on the far left?

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Landscape painter George Loring Brown depicts a very rustic Central Park in 1862, after the park had officially opened but with much more work to still be done. The city looms to the south.

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4 Responses to “A view of an unfinished Central Park in 1862”

  1. Penelope Bianchi Says:

    What a delightful post! Yet again!!

    Thank you!!!

  2. ephemeralnewyork Says:

    You are welcome!

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    Reblogged this on Reading Other People.

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