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Title [Interior view of a bar]
Object Name Postcard
Date 1924
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W postcard, mounted on a page in photograph album X17.0003; the album contains photographs of Midland Beach, Staten Island, and is associated with Henry Johnk. Interior view showing a counter or bar with stools; two men stand behind the bar at right, with two more in front. Three of the men appear to be drinking or holding drinks. Another counter at far right holds a number of bottles, with a sign mounted above: "CLARET PUNCH." To the left of the sign, an American flag and three-dimensional eagle partly obscure a banner with inscription: "[R?] & H. / [PI]LSNER / AND / [...] BURGER."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Print size 3.5 x 5.5
Earliest Date 1924
Latest Date 1924
Subjects Bars
Interiors
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number X17.0003.15.A
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, July 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.