A Dire Perplexity - Settling with the Cabby. Scene at the entrance to the Thirty-fourth Street Ferry during the racing season.

Title:

A Dire Perplexity - Settling with the Cabby. Scene at the entrance to the Thirty-fourth Street Ferry during the racing season.

Format:

Photographs

Publisher:

E. Idell Zeisloft, ed., The New Metropolis (New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1899), 629.

Date:

ca. 1899

Street Address:

34th Street

Photographer/Artist:

Unknown

Description:

Two beautifully dressed young women wearing opulent hats standing next to a horse drawn carriage and seem to be in the midst of working out the payment of their fare.

Subjects:

  • Ferries--New York (State)--New York.
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)--Social life and customs.
  • Horse-drawn vehicles--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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