The Manhattan Abattoir.

Title:

The Manhattan Abattoir.

Format:

Prints

Publisher:

Harper's Weekly, July 7, 1877, 520.

Date:

1877

Street Address:

34th Street and Eleventh Avenue

Photographer/Artist:

V.L. Kingsbury

Description:

This abattoir, commonly referred to as a slaughterhouse today, was on the site of the Manhattan Market building, 11th-12th Avenues, from 34th-35th Streets. Printed on image: "The company's dock." "Tunnel from dock." "Killing." "Cleaning." "Ice house." "Rendering room." "Sacking for shipment." "Exportation." Printed on border: "From sketches by V.L. Kingsbury. -- [See page 530.]"

Subjects:

  • Slaughtering and slaughter-houses--New York (State)--New York.
  • Meat industry--New York (State)--New York.
  • Beef cattle--New York (State)--New York.

Rights:

Copyright Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

Collection:

Seymour B. Durst Old York Library.

Contributing Institution:

City University of New York. Graduate School and University Center, Mina Rees Library.

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