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Title [Richmond Hill Road looking south toward Richmond]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Whitehorn, Charles T.
Date ca. 1905
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print, now faded to a greenish-sepia color. View looking south on Richmond Hill Road. A man in a coat and hat is walking up the hill toward the viewer on an unpaved roadway. Tall trees and bare branches can be seen on either side of the road. A three-rail fence is behind the man near a curve in the road. A tall church steeple is faintly visible in the distance near the center of the photograph.
(Keywords: New York City, early Twentieth Century, HRT)
Print size 4 x 5
Acquisition Gift of Emma Montgomery
Ownership and History This picture shows a scene on Richmond Hill just above the town of Richmond, near the present-day site of LaTourette Park and just north of Historic Richmond Town. (Further study is needed to confirm whether the steeple is that of St. Andrew's or St. Patrick's Church.)
Earliest Date 1900
Latest Date 1910
Subjects Landscape photographs
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 37.015.0001
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, February 2015.
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.