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Fifth Avenue and 77th Street in New York City, winter 1905-06. On record as of 1911, this was the residence of William A. Clark, former U.S. senator. 5x7 glass plate negative, John Bond Trevor Sr. collection. View full size.
For alternate views, see the following records at http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/
Collection Guide: Photographic Views of New York City, 1870s-1970s
Digital Image IDs: 709145F & 709146F
Digital Record IDs: 398936 & 398937
Collection Guide: Streetscape and Townscape of Metropolitan New York City, 1860-1942
Digital Image ID:1113293
Digital Record ID:357874