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Title [Staten Island Academy baseball team]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date 1895
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print on a tan cardboard mount. Group portrait of 10 teenage boys posed in three rows. They are in front of a painted backdrop of trees (most likely in a photographer's studio). The boy in the center of the group wears a suit and holds a sign with inscription "S.I.A. / '95." The other boys are wearing baseball uniforms with inscription "S.I.A." on the front of their shirts. Two of the boys hold baseball bats, and two hold mitts. A penciled arrow on the mount points to the boy in the back center of the group. Handwritten inscription in pencil on the reverse of the mount: "Arrow Top - George E. Dix 2nd Base & Cntr Fielder / Staten Island Academy."
(Keywords: New York)
Print size 7.375 x 9.125
Ownership and History George Evertson Dix, who is indicated by the arrow drawn on the mount, graduated from the Staten Island Academy in 1895.
Earliest Date 1895
Latest Date 1895
Subjects Schools
Group portraits
Students
Sports
Athletes
Baseball players
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Dix, George Evertson
Catalog Number PH01.1409
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, June 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.