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Title Lighthouse, Prince Bay N.Y.
Object Name Postcard
Date ca. 1901-1907
Description Original B&W postcard. Front view of the Princes Bay Lighthouse at Princes Bay, Staten Island. A two-story building (the lighthouse keeper's dwelling) is connected by a short passage to the conical lighthouse tower. The dwelling has an inscription above the middle second-floor window: "1868." Inscription at the lower edge of the image (appears to be handwritten on the negative): "LIGHTHOUSE, PRINCE BAY N.Y." Handwritten inscription on reverse: "Mount Loretto / Light House / on foot of Sharrot Ave / Pleasant Plains / S.I. / N.Y."
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
Print size 3.5 x 5.5
Acquisition Gift of Albert McGeehan
Earliest Date 1901
Latest Date 1907
Subjects Lighthouses
Lexicon Sub-category Written Communication T&E
Catalog Number 17.001.0012
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, August 2017.
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