Tag Archives: Brooklyn photographs

Photo of the Week: Dedication of Bronze Plaque on Samuel F.B. Morse Monument, April 27th, 1968

Samuel Finley Breese Morse, the American painter and inventor of the telegraph, died on April 2nd, 1872 in New York City and was subsequently buried in Green-Wood Cemetery in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Greenwood Heights. Years later in honor of … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Manhattan Furrier

This photograph shows the exterior of Manhattan Furrier, once located at 685 Manhattan Avenue in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Greenpoint. A family owned and operated business since 1916, it unfortunately shuttered its doors in 2011, much to the dismay of … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Juxtaposition

At Brooklyn Historical Society, we strive to collect photographs that document a moment in the history of the borough while also conveying a particular aesthetic that appeals to our aspirations to exhibit beautiful works of art. This photograph is one … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Daisies

For the next several weeks, we are revisiting some of our favorite photos of the week. We hope you enjoy looking back with us as we prepare new posts for the New Year. The photo of the week depicts children … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Cat named “Lazybones”

For the next several weeks, we are revisiting some of our favorite photos of the week. We hope you enjoy looking back with us as we prepare new posts for the New Year. The photo of the week depicts a … Continue reading

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