A film titled 'Panorama of Blackwell's Island, N.Y.' in New York City, United States
New York City USA Date:1903, May 20 Duration:2 min 29 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A film titled 'Panorama of Blackwell's Island, N.Y.'. Shore of Blackwell's Island seen, from boat . The lighthouse, at extreme Southern end of the island. Smoke from the Island's power plant stacks is visible. Sea wall built by inmates. Insane Asylum, including octagonal Lunatic asylum for women; Large Workhouse. Piers for construction of the Queensboro (59th street) Bridge. The Penetentiary Warden's home nearby; and the Penetentiary, itself. Finally, we see the Charity Hospital.
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