The Old Elm Tree, Albany

1877 Date:
Haines, Albany Photographer
Albumen photographic print on card Medium
5 1/2 H x 4 W (photograph); 6 1/2 H x 4 1/4 W (card) Dimensions
Printed at bottom recto of card: HAINES, Photo / ALBANY, N. Y. / Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1877, in the office of the / Librarian at Washington, D. C. / THE OLD ELM TREE / Planted in the first half of the eighteenth century on the N. W. corner of State and N. Pearl sts., / Albany, N. Y., on the then property of Philip Livingston, one of the signers of the Declaration / of Independence, and cut down June 15th, 1877; attached newspaper clipping on verso: Another Landmark Gone - The "Old Elm" Removed; inscribed in ink on back: 1876 bldg. 4 doors down So. Pearl from State.
Inscription
Albany Institute of History & Art Library Credit
Ser 8/36 Catalogue number
DI 36 Digital ID

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