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Title S.I. Cricket Club. Ladies Club House
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Almstaedt, Isaac
Date ca. 1886-1900
Collection Isaac Almstaedt Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W photo on gray cardboard mount. Front view of the Staten Island Ladies' Club clubhouse on the grounds of the Staten Island Cricket and Baseball Club in Livingston, Staten Island. It's a one-story building with a single dormer window and a front porch, surrounded by trees in bloom. A pencil line is drawn around the photo. Handwritten inscription in pen below the photo (probably the photographer's handwriting): "No 245 / S.I. Cricket Club. Ladies Club House." Attributed to Isaac Almstaedt. The mount has tape binding along one edge, suggesting it may have been part of an album.
(Keywords: New York)
Print size 4 x 6.625
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History The Staten Island Ladies' Club was located on the grounds of the Staten Island Cricket and Baseball Club in Livingston. The Ladies' Club was established in 1877, and by 1887 had over 200 members.

Photographer Isaac Almstaedt was the official photographer for the Staten Island Cricket and Baseball Club from 1886 to 1915.
Earliest Date 1886
Latest Date 1895
Subjects Athletic clubs
Clubhouses
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 96.019.0041.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.