Lower Manhattan circa 1904. "New York Stock Exchange, Wall and Broad streets." Note the not very successful attempt to retouch three ghost pedestrians out of the picture. Detroit Publishing Company glass negative. Manhattan Circa, Stockings Exchange, Company Glasses, Lower Manhattan, York Cities, Circa 1904, New York, York Stockings, Broad Street
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Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: The Curb Market: 1905.f you're wondering what those carts are all about, they are selling fruit, not vegetables, to the brokers, who often didn't have time for a proper lunch. Instead, they'd grab a couple of apples or bananas, etc., and go back inside for more trading.
This photo really strikes me. I love putting things in perspective in this way. Hundreds of thousands of us humans fit in this picture. Our tiny little huge city and that big park... yeah. I love this photo. New York Aerial #07 www.timsklyarov.com