|Object Name||Negative, Film|
|Photographer||Flamm, Herbert A.|
|Date||March 14, 1949|
|Collection||Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection|
Original B&W film negative. Interior view in the garage of the Memoly Motors automobile dealership at 1893 Richmond Terrace in Port Richmond, Staten Island. A car is partially inside a paint spray booth with a sign at top: "DEV / DE VILBISS / EXHAUST SYSTEM". The car has the nameplate "FRAZER" on the front and a New Jersey dealer license plate dated 1949.
(Keywords: Twentieth Century, New York City)
|Film Size||8 x 10|
|Acquisition||Gift of Herbert A. Flamm|
|Ownership and History||
The Frazer automobile was manufactured for only a short time, from 1946 to 1951.
DeVilbiss, the company name seen on the paint spray booth, is still in business (as of 2014), manufacturing equipment for industrial spray finishing and automotive refinishing.
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, July 2015.|