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Title Mr. & Mrs. Israel Bedell, Pleasant Plains
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date ca. 1890
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print on off-white cardboard mount. Side view of a four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage, which is stopped in front of a barn. A man and a woman are seated in the carriage; their legs are covered by a plaid blanket. There is a pile of baskets on the ground at right. Handwritten inscription on the mount below the photo: "Mr. & Mrs. Israel Bedell, Pleasant Plains, photo about 1890 / Acc 249." Handwritten inscription on reverse of mount: "Mr. & Mrs. Israel Bedell / c. 1890."
(Keywords: New York).
Print size 3.750 x 4.750
Acquisition Gift of Mrs. George W. Slaight
Ownership and History Israel and Charlotte (Manee) Bedell, married in 1852, lived with their six children in a house on Amboy Road in Pleasant Plains, Staten Island. Israel worked as an oysterman. Their daughter, Mrs. Emmeline (Bedell) Slaight, donated this photograph to the Staten Island Historical Society in 1935.
Earliest Date 1885
Latest Date 1895
Subjects Carriages & coaches
Barns
Horses
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Bedell, Israel
Bedell, Charlotte (Manee)
Catalog Number 35.015.0001
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, December 2016.
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.