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Title Birdseye View of Richmond. Staten Island.
Object Name Postcard
Studio or Publisher National News Company
Date ca. 1905
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W postcard. View from an elevated vantage point showing the town of Richmond, Staten Island. Visible buildings include St. Andrew's Church and cemetery in the foreground; the steeple of St. Patrick's Church in the distance; the Third County Courthouse and the County Jail; Dobler's Courthouse Hotel; County Clerk's Office; and Voorlezer's House. Caption printed below image: "Birdseye View of Richmond. Staten Island." Printed publication information on the reverse includes, "Published by the National News Company, New York. Leipzig-Berlin."
(Keyword: HRT)
Print size 3.5 x 5.5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History At the center of this image is the museum site now known as Historic Richmond Town. The Episcopal Church of St. Andrew and St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Parish are active churches as of 2016 and several of the other buildings are landmarked historic structures that are preserved and presented by the Staten Island Historical Society at Historic Richmond Town.
Earliest Date 1903
Latest Date 1910
Subjects Bird's-eye views
Villages
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 00.018.0002
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, May 2013.
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.