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Title [Billboard, Knickerbocker Beer]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date September 5, 1957
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. View of a freestanding billboard on Forest Avenue at Hamlin Place in Port Richmond, Staten Island. Inscription on the billboard: "HAVE A Knick! / Knickerbocker / NEW YORK'S FAMOUS BEER." Smaller sign at the top of the billboard: "Richmond Poster." The Forest Diner is partially visible at right. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Richmond Poster / 9/5/57 / Knickerbocker / Forest & Hamlin / 6 - 5x7 / Closeup."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Ownership and History
Earliest Date 1957
Latest Date 1957
Subjects Beer
Billboards
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 79.022.0026
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, June 2017.
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