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Admiral George Dewey Victory Arch, Madison Square


William J. Murray


September 30, 1899


A crowd of men, women and children around the triumphal arch constructed in Madison Square for the New York reception of Admiral George Dewey on September 29 and 30th, 1899. The arch was constructed of staff, a moldable material resembling stone that was used for temporary constructions. It was demolished in 1900. Note the Siegel Cooper department store in the background left, and two policemen in the crowd on the right.


Fifth Avenue at West 24th Street, New York, NY


glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image Open in Browser 6 KB