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Title [Barbershop interior]
Object Name Postcard
Date 1924
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W postcard, mounted on a page in photograph album X17.0003; the album contains photographs of Midland Beach, Staten Island, and is associated with Henry Johnk. Interior view of a barbershop, with barbers and customers. At right, three men are seated in barber's chairs having their hair cut or faces shaved. The chairs face a long mirror on the wall at right; a shelf beneath the mirror holds numerous bottles and stacks of what appear to be towels. In the background at left, another man is seated in a barber's chair, with a man standing behind him. The four barbers at left are seen in the same shop in photo X17.0003.04.B.
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Print size 3.375 x 5.75
Earliest Date 1924
Latest Date 1924
Subjects Barbers
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number X17.0003.05.A
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, July 2017.
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