|Title||[Gardens and greenhouse of the Louis H. Meyer estate]|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Collection||Staten Island Geographic Collection|
Original B&W print on off-white cardboard mount with gold edges. View of the gardens on the estate of Louis H. Meyer; a greenhouse is visible in the background at left. The view is seen through an arched trellis covered with grapevines. Handwritten inscription in pen on reverse: "LH Meyer's residence / View up hill from Grape Arbor / to glass houses."
(Keywords: New York)
|Print size||4 x 4.750|
|Ownership and History||Louis H. Meyer (1815-1892), a wealthy banker, had an estate known as Fox Villa (or Fox Hills Villa) on Fingerboard Road in Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island. It later became the Mount Manresa Jesuit Retreat House.|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
Meyer, Louis H.
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, June 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.|