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Title [Goodrich family in an automobile]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Ober, Harry H.
Date ca. 1910
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print on a gray cardboard mount. Group portrait of a family seated in an automobile. A woman and a young man (or teenage boy) are in the front seat; the man wears a duster, a cap, and gloves, and he holds the steering wheel, which is on the right side of the car. A young woman and a boy are in the middle seat; a man and a woman are in the back seat. Inscription on the grill of the car: "Pullman." The car has a front crank. The car is parked on a lawn alongside a house. There are two rustic style wooden chairs on the lawn, one in front of the car and one in back. Embossed inscription in the lower right corner of the photo: "Harry H. Ober / New Brighton / N.Y." Handwritten inscriptions in pencil on the reverse of the mount, in two different handwritings: "Harry H. Ober / Photographer / New Brighton / N.Y." and "Goodrich family."
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
Print size 7.125 x 9.875
Earliest Date 1908
Latest Date 1912
Subjects Automobiles
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number PH01.1410
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, June 2017.
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