|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Collection||Staten Island Geographic Collection|
Original B&W print. A group of ten young men form a human pyramid on the beach at South Beach, Staten Island. A girl in a bathing suit stands next to them. They are behind a building with an attached tent; a sign on the building is partially visible: "[C]RANE'S / HOUSE. / LAGER BEER." Several men, women, and children are watching the group on the beach. Handwritten inscription along the top edge of the photo: "CRANES 1902." Handwritten inscription on reverse: "Not yet Pub. / S.O. / Having a Good time at Craneville / South Beach, S.I."
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
|Print size||4.625 x 6.750|
|Acquisition||Gift of Edwin Skinner|
|Ownership and History||This is one of a group of photographs donated to the Historical Society in 1952 by Edwin H. Skinner, who for many years was manager of the Staten Island Beach Land Improvement Company in South Beach.|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
Skinner, Edwin H.
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 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.|