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Title [Billboard, Capelli's Restaurant]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Date June 17, 1954
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. View of a freestanding billboard with an illustration of a hand pointing a finger toward the left. Inscription: "STATEN ISLAND'S RESTAURANT of DISTINCTION / Capelli's / JUST 500 FT ON YOUR LEFT / AIR CONDITIONED / LUNCHEON - DINNER / Cocktail / Lounge." Sign at the top of the billboard: "Richmond Poster." The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Richmond Poster 6/17/54."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Film Size 8 x 10
Acquisition Gift of Herbert A. Flamm
Ownership and History Capelli's Restaurant was located on Richmond Road at Price Street in Concord, Staten Island.
Earliest Date 1954
Latest Date 1954
Subjects Advertising
Billboards
Restaurants
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 79.022.1309
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, June 2017.
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