New York in Cyanotype

Historic February 22, 2013 12:26 pm

These prints on the Lens blog of old new york printed in Cyanotype – using a solution of iron compounds – are just stunning. The method of printing gave these images a blue quality. I love how dreamy and haunted they are. See more, here.

 

Elevated railroad S curve, 110th Street and Ninth Avenue, circa 1890. - Collection of the Museum of the City of New York - NY Times

Elevated railroad S curve, 110th Street and Ninth Avenue, circa 1890. – Collection of the Museum of the City of New York – NY Times

Edgar Allen Poe's cottage in the Bronx, circa 1894. - - Collection of the Museum of the City of New York - NY Times

Edgar Allen Poe’s cottage in the Bronx, circa 1894.  – Collection of the Museum of the City of New York – NY Times

View of Manhattan from Brooklyn, circa 1900 - Library of Congress - NY Times

View of Manhattan from Brooklyn, circa 1900 – Library of Congress – NY Times

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