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Title Staten Island Light, Richmond, S.I.
Object Name Postcard
Photographer Sperr, Percy Loomis
Studio or Publisher Lumitone Press
Date ca. 1924-1940
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W postcard. View of lighthouse and surrounding trees. Printed along bottom: "STATEN ISLAND LIGHT, Richmond, S.I." Reverse side has several printed inscriptions; printed along top left: "STATEN ISLAND LIGHT standing on Richmond / Hill, throws its rays from a point of 231 feet above sea / level, It is one of the range lights of the Ambrose chan- / nel, lining up with West Bank Light. Visible 21 miles." Printed along top right: "Post Card / PLACE STAMP / HERE." Printed along a line down the center: "LUMITONE PRESS PHOTO-PRINT. NEW YORK - MADE IN U.S.A"
(Keywords: Twentieth Century, New York City)
Print size 3.5 x 5.5
Acquisition Gift of Eugenia Tremaine Walansky
Earliest Date 1924
Latest Date 1940
Subjects Lighthouses
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 02.041.0002
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2015.
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.