This photograph comes from the Adrian Vanderveer Martense collection comprised of lantern slides and photographs taken by Martense from 1872 to 1889. There are fantastic photographs documenting Brooklyn in the 19th century, including photographs of the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn, Prospect Park, and the Blizzard of 1888. To view more photographs from this collection, check out the online image gallery.
Interested in seeing more photos from BHS’s collection? Visit our online image gallery, which includes a selection of our images. Interested in seeing even more historic Brooklyn images? Visit our Brooklyn Visual Heritage website here. To search BHS’s entire collection of images, archives, maps, and special collections visit BHS’s Othmer Library Wed-Sat, 1:00-5:00 p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org