Central Park bridge with Swan Boat

PhotographerC.R. Tucker

CountryUnited States



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Bridges, Documentary, Gardens, Landscape, Pond


Image Dimensions: 10.0 x 12.7 cm
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The most popular feature on the Pond was undoubtedly the swan boats, which today are associated with the Boston Public Garden. The “swan velocipede boats,” first used in Boston, were a popular feature on Central Park’s Pond from 1877 until 1924. (1.)

Titled Central Park in graphite in known hand of Charles Rollins Tucker on print verso.


1. excerpt: The Pond: Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation accessed July, 2015

Central Park bridge with Swan Boat