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Title [Britton House]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Mersereau, William H.
Date ca. 1889
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original cyanotype mounted in a beige cardboard mat. Front view of a one-story stone house in dilapidated condition. There are trees in the background, and a large tree at far right. Handwritten inscription on reverse of mat: "Wm. Mersereau / c 1889 / Britton House."
(Keywords: New York)
Print size 5.875 x 8
Acquisition Gift of Cornelius G. Kolff
Ownership and History This building is identified as the Britton House (also known as the Latourette House) on Amboy Road and Clarke Avenue in Oakwood, Staten Island. The photographer, William H. Mersereau (ca. 1862-1933), was a Staten Island architect.
Earliest Date 1885
Latest Date 1890
Subjects Houses
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Mersereau, William H.
Catalog Number 34.004.0009
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, December 2017.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.