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    This Reddit User Found Incredible Vintage Photos Of New York City

    ~Concrete jungle where dreams are made of~

    Reddit user RealKimJongUn recently posted a series of photos showcasing New York City over 70 years ago.

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    Taken by the user's great grandfather, the images are believed to date from between the 1920s and early 1940s.

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    The pictures were taken in The Bronx and Northern Manhattan by Frank O'Neill.

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    Most of the photos focus on the architecture and nature of the city, but a few also showcase the people and pets of New York.

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    Before the '20s, O'Neill served in the navy but then turned to photography.

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    The Reddit user told BuzzFeed "He just loved to take pictures and sometimes he would pose in them himself."

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    "The one with the Whitestone Bridge where he's seen smoking a pipe is my favourite picture."

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    The photos give a glimpse into the past of New York City.

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    O'Neill was also a member of the Inwood Camera Club at one point.

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    "Most of his photos are currently in my grandma's possession. When I got into photography myself I found out he was supposedly very good."

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    "I had to go see his pics myself. Sure enough, they are nearly professional quality pictures."

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    See the full series here.

    CORRECTION

    An earlier version of this post mispelt Inwood Camera Club.

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