The image shows a number
of interesting scenes of New York City's Central Park in the summer of 1864.
The central image shows a wonderful scene of the the people of New York
enjoying a day of fun in the sun at Central Park. The image shows the
interesting dress and customs of the people of the day. Small children
can be seen frolicking in the grass.
The image to the left
shows beautiful peacocks in the park, and the image to the right show white
tail deer in the park. The upper left inset shows pedestrians in
Central Park, and the upper right image shows people enjoying a horse back
ride in Central Park.
The lower images show
scenes around the lake. The left shows swans in the lake, and the
lower center image shows boats on the lake at night near the Bow Bridge.
The lower right image shows the Terrace in Central Park.
This is a fascinating
Thomas Nast image of Central Park. You can spend hours studying all
the interesting historical content.