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Title [Rubsam & Horrmann employees]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Bear, George
Date 1902
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print on a gray cardboard mount. Group portrait of men (most likely employees of the Rubsam & Horrmann Brewery) arranged in 7 rows, on a lawn. The men in the front row are lying and sitting on the grass; several of them hold musical instruments. In the front center are two wooden barrels; the barrel on top has a 5-point star, and the barrel on the bottom has inscription "R&H. / 1902." Most of the men wear suits and hats; the men holding the musical instruments wear uniforms. Two flags fly behind the group; one is an American flag, and the other has inscription "RUBSAM & / [HOR]RMANN." Inscription in the lower left corner of the photo: "BEAR."
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
Print size 8.125 x 12.750
Acquisition Gift of Piel's Beer
Earliest Date 1902
Latest Date 1902
Subjects Brewing industry
Group portraits
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Bear, George
Catalog Number 63.005.0002
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, June 2017.
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