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July 2, 2021
Left: Calvert Vaux, c. 1860. Fredericks and Company, New York, New England.
Right: Frederick Law Olmsted, c. 1869. Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site.
William Cullen Bryant, 1828/29. Portrait by Samuel F. B. Morse. Collection of the National Academy Museum & School.
General view of proposed conservatory in Central Park, 1862–07. Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library.
Model Boat Yachtsmen, year unknown.
Cover of Stuart Little, published in 1945. Illustration by Garth Williams.
George Delacorte, year unknown.
Pale Male in nest, 2016. Photo by Ken Chaya.
Jacob Wrey Mould, 1863. Photo by Victor Prevost.
Bethesda Terrace with graffiti, late 1970s.
Minton tile before restoration, early 1980s.
Graphic from The New York Times, January 2007.
Central Park by the Lake, c. 1915. Photo by William Davis Hassler. Museum of the City of New York Archive.
Skating in Central Park, c. 1890. Photo by J. S. Johnson. New York Historical Society.
Central Park, Winter: The Skating Pond, 1862. Currier & Ives Metropolitan Museum of Art prints collection.
Cherry Hill, pre-restoration, 1980s.
John Lennon & Yoko Ono in Central Park, 1980. Photo by Allan Tannenbaum.