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Title [Harness Race, Richmond County Fair]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Seehusen, Ernest
Date September 8, 1909
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print. View of harness racing at the Richmond County Fair in Dongan Hills, Staten Island. Men are seated on horse-drawn sulkies which are racing around the oval track; at left is a grandstand filled with spectators, and more spectators watch from behind a fence next to the grandstand. A wooden fence runs around the inside of the track. Handwritten inscription on reverse: "Richmond County Fair Grounds / Seehusen."
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
Print size 4.5 x 6.6
Earliest Date 1909
Latest Date 1909
Subjects Fairs
Racing
Horse racing
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Seehusen, Ernest H.
Catalog Number PH01.0355
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2017.
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