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Title [Church of the Ascension]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Steinrock, Charles M.
Date ca. 1909
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print on cream cardboard mount with rounded corners and gold beveled edges. Diagonal front and side view of a stone Gothic style church with a tall square bell tower at the right front corner, and a lower, octagonal tower at the left corner. A brick building stands at left. In front of the church is a lawn that slopes downhill toward the camera, with several trees in front of and on each side of the church. Handwritten inscription on the reverse of the mount: "Church of the Ascension / West Brighton / S.I. N.Y." Stamped inscription on the reverse of the mount: "C.M. STEINROCK, / BIRDSBORO, / BERKS CO., PA."
(Keywords: Staten Island, New York City, West New Brighton, Early Twentieth Century)
Print size 6 x 8
Earliest Date 1900
Latest Date 1915
Subjects Churches
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number PH01.1620
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, August 2017.
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