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1865: Broadway and the Bank of the Republic, NYC

Photograph shows the “National Bank of the Republic” (NBR), “National Bank Note Company” at right, other commercial buildings, pedestrians and traffic on Broadway. NBR Building appears to be draped in mourning bands, likely for Abraham Lincoln’s funeral procession.

Artist Credit: George Stacy. Reprinted with permission.


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