|Title||Mr. & Mrs. Israel Bedell, Pleasant Plains|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Collection||Staten Island Geographic Collection|
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.|
Carriages & coaches
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
Bedell, Charlotte (Manee)
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, December 2016.|
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