Back in Time: New York 70 years ago

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Photographer Todd Webb in 1946 made a series of black and white photographs of New York which is shown as it appeared 70 years ago, reports Daily Mail.

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At that time Empire State Building was the tallest building, also it began the construction of skyscrapers. Webb had about 40 years when he made this collection of black and white photographs.

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Todd Webb photographed everyday life in New York, especially focused on Harlem, where he lived. It is one of the most famous and most productive American photographers, who died in 2000. His photographs have been reprinted in a limited edition.

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