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Title [Parlor, Anson Phelps Stokes house "Bay Villa"]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Almstaedt, Isaac
Date ca. 1880
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print on off-white cardboard mount. Interior view of a room in the Anson Phelps Stokes house "Bay Villa" in New Brighton, Staten Island; the room could be a parlor, a study, or a music room. The room is furnished with a large desk and a small desk, several chairs, a sofa, and a piano. There is a fireplace with clocks and figurines on the mantel. A globe sits on top of the piano, and a birdcage hangs high up on the wall at right. Printed inscription on reverse of mount: "ALMSTAEDT / PORTRAIT & LANDSCAPE / PHOTOGRAPHER / TOMPKINSVILLE, S.I. / PUBLISHER OF PHOTOGRAPHS OF / Staten Island Scenery."
(Keywords: New York)
Print size 3.750 x 6.125
Ownership and History Mr. and Mrs. Anson Phelps Stokes and their children lived part of the year in this house from 1868 to 1886.
Earliest Date 1880
Latest Date 1886
Subjects Houses
Interiors
Fireplaces
Parlors
Studies (Rooms)
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Stokes, Anson Phelps
Catalog Number PH01.0461
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, December 2014.
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.