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Title [Bedell house, Pleasant Plains]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Bedell, Orlando W.
Date ca. 1905
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print on cardboard mount. Diagonal front view of a two-story wood frame house with a covered front porch and a 1 1/2-story addition at right. Handwritten inscription on reverse of mount, added by previous catalogers: "Bedell House / Amboy Rd. / Photographed by O. Bedell / c. 1905 / Built by Israel Bedell / Father of Mrs. George W. / Slaight in 1855."
(Keywords: New York)
Print size 4 x 5
Acquisition From the Bedell family
Ownership and History Israel and Charlotte (Manee) Bedell, married in 1852, lived with their six children in this house on Amboy Road in Pleasant Plains, Staten Island. Israel worked as an oysterman. This photograph was donated to the Staten Island Historical Society in 1935 by members of the Bedell family.
Earliest Date 1900
Latest Date 1910
Subjects Houses
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Bedell, Israel
Bedell, Charlotte (Manee)
Catalog Number 35.016.0001
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.