“The New York Public Library is propelling classic literature to the forefront of technology with a series of Insta Novels — stories on Instagram intended to reach to a larger audience, especially young readers.”

The New York Times

“To celebrate this wondrous collection, Atlas Obscura brings you 24 photographic glories from NYPL’s public domain collection. In doing so, it seems only appropriate to focus on photographs of the city that the NYPL has served for over 100 years—New York, New York.” — Atlas Obscura