Amazing Old Photo of New York Sells for $62,500

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Today, an unidentified buyer paid $62,500 for an amazing 1848 daguerreotype of a New York "country estate" on old Bloomingdale Road, a.k.a. Broadway, on the Upper West Side. This might seem like a lot, but we'd venture to say that it's worth it, as we've personally found that looking at it and thinking, "God, there used to be cows up there — cows," never really gets old. [CNN]