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Rink, John, engineer
Plan of the Central Park, New York : entry no. 4 in the competition. March 20, 1858
1 map : ms. ; 115 x 262 cm. (45 x 103")
The John Rink plan of Central Park. Number 4 of thirty-three submissions for the design competition for Central Park in Manhattan. It shows reservoirs, a parade ground, roads, plantings, and a monumental museum building (precursor of the Metropolitan Museum of Art) proposed for the south and east flanks of the Yorkville Reservoir. The plan is oriented with north to right of sheet. Ink and colored washes. References: Heckscher, M.H. Creating Central Park, p. 22. Rink was probably an engineer in the employ of the parks commissioners.
Scale not given.
Print Room -- PR003.234 Rink
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Central Park (New York, N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript
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