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Title [Camp Seaview, South Beach, Staten Island]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date 1910
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print. View of a row of bungalows on a low hill; there are two bungalows at the foot of the hill. A wooden fence runs down the hill and continues on the lower ground. The buildings are surrounded by shrubbery and trees in bloom. There is a sign posted at right: "CAMP SEAVIEW / BUNGALOWS AND PLOTS / TO LET." Another sign is posted at left: "BUNGALOWS / TO LET." The lower left quadrant of the photo has been retouched with black and white ink. Handwritten inscription along the top edge of the photo: "1910." Handwritten inscription in pencil on reverse: "N. to be Pub."
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
Print size 5 x 7
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.
Earliest Date 1910
Latest Date 1910
Subjects Beaches
Camps
Bungalows
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Skinner, Edwin H.
Catalog Number 52.012.0019
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.