"1 Artotype, by E. Bierstadt, from a photograph of the Brooklyn Bridge...A suberb advertising poster by one of America's premier engineering firms of their most famous product."--Hanson Collection catalog, p 78
Title continues: "Construction commenced Jan. 3d, 1870. Opened to the public May 24th, 1883. Total length 5989 feet, length of river span 1595 feet 6 in, width 85 feet, diam. of cables 15 3/4 in., clear height above high water at center 135 feet, height of towers above high water 278 feet. Engineer, Col. W.A. Roebling"
Forms part of the David A. Hanson Collection of the History of Photomechanical Reproduction