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Title [Construction of Brooklyn Bridge]
Collection Brooklyn photograph and illustration collection
Photographer Unknown
Image ID V1973.6.88
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Date 1878
Description View of men on the Brooklyn Bridge during construction, surrounded by ropes and equipment.

Some of the builders of the Brooklyn Bridge at the Brooklyn anchorage, 1878. At left center, in high hat, is Henry C. Murphy, President, Mayor of Brooklyn in 1842 [printed caption on recto]
Place Names Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
East River (N.Y.)
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Subject Headings Construction
Ropes
Construction workers
Laborers
Personal and Corporate Names Murphy, Henry Cruse, 1810-1882
Copyright PUBLIC DOMAIN