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Title The Moravian Church, New Dorp, S.I.
Object Name Postcard
Photographer Sperr, Percy Loomis
Studio or Publisher Lumitone Press
Date ca. 1924-1940
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W postcard. View of Moravian Church and surrounding trees and headstones. Printed along bottom: "The MORAVIAN CHURCH, New Dorp, S.I." Reverse side has several printed inscriptions; printed along top left: "THE MORAVIAN CHURCH dates its history to / 1742. The first building was erected in 1763. The / cornerstone of the present building was laid in 1844." Printed along top right: "Post Card / PLACE STAMP / HERE." Printed along a line down the center: "LUMITONE PRESS PHOTO-PRINT. NEW YORK - MADE IN U.S.A."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Print size 3.5 x 5.5
Acquisition Gift of Eugenia Tremaine Walansky
Earliest Date 1924
Latest Date 1940
Subjects Cemeteries
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 02.041.0004
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2015.
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