|Title||[Henry E. Cleveland with hay wagon]|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Collection||Staten Island Geographic Collection|
Original B&W print on a black cardboard mount. Side view of horse-drawn hay wagon with slanted sides; a man is standing at right, in front of the horse. Two low buildings are in background at right; in the background at left is a hipped roof covering a pile of hay; the visible corner of the roof is supported by a wooden pole. Handwritten inscriptions on reverse: "Taken in 1878 / Property of Geo. L. Egbert-- / Mr. Cleveland-- / Principal of P.S. 13 -- for 35-40 years".
(Keywords: New York)
|Print size||4.5 x 8|
|Ownership and History||
The man in this photo is Henry E. Cleveland, a Staten Island school teacher for more than forty years. He is seen here on his farm in Dongan Hills.
The tall structure in the background at left is known as a hay barrack. It consists of a moveable roof supported on four poles; the roof can be moved up or down depending on how much hay is stored beneath.
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
Cleveland, Henry E.
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2016.|
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