|Title||[Circular swing, South Beach, Staten Island]|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Collection||Staten Island Geographic Collection|
Original B&W print. View of the circular swing amusement ride on the boardwalk at South Beach, Staten Island, as seen from the beach. At right are two small buildings; one has a sign "HOME / MADE / DOUGHNUTS" and the other has a sign "ICE COLD / LEMONADE / OR / ORANGEADE / CANDIES / 5c." Handwritten inscription along top edge: "1917."
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
|Print size||4.625 x 6.625|
|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.|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
Skinner, Edwin H.
|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.|