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Title View at Martling's Pond - Staten Island
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date June 1886
Description Original B&W print on a beige cardboard mount. Diagonal rear and side view of a four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage with a group of seven children. Three boys are seated in the rear of the carriage; two boys are seated in the front; a small child, possibly a girl, stands near a front wheel; and one boy stands at the horse's head holding the reins. The carriage has a fringed canopy. A pond is visible in the background at right, partly surrounded by trees. Handwritten inscription on the reverse of the mount: "View at Martling's Pond - Staten Island - June '86."
(Keywords: New York)
Print size 4.75 x 7.625
Acquisition Gift of the Village of Babylon Historical Preservation Society
Earliest Date 1886
Latest Date 1886
Subjects Carriages & coaches
Children
Lakes & ponds
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 97.038.0010
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, September 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.