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Madison Square, New York

Madison Square, New York

 
 
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"Madison Square, New York is shown just after the turn of the century. There is normal traffic consisting of streetcars and horse-drawn vehicles"--Early motion pictures.
H33285 U.S. Copyright Office
Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 8July1903; H33285.
Camera, Robert K. Bonine.
Duration: ca. 1 minute.
Photographed March 8-10, 1902 in New York City.
Although this film is entered in the Biograph production log as Prince Henry Madison Square and was made during Prince Henry of Prussia's visit to New York in March, 1902, the Prince is not visible in the film. He may be in one of the vehicles that passes in front of the camera.
Biograph production no. 2118.
Paper print shelf number (LC 0912) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
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Viewed for content. Positively identified by matching with photos in the Biograph photo catalog, vol. 5.
Sources used: Niver, K. Early motion pictures, p. 198; Biograph production logs; Biograph bulletins, 1896-1908; Biograph photo catalog, vol. 5, No.'s 1999-2502, viewed online, July 7, 2017, via the New Jersey Digital Highway.
Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.

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1896
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madison square park
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