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Title [Cottage on the grounds of the 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. View of a small Gothic Style building on the grounds of the Anson Phelps Stokes house "Bay Villa" in New Brighton, Staten Island. The building is surrounded by trees and shrubbery, and the front is decorated with garlands. The purpose of the building is not known (perhaps a caretaker's residence). Printed inscription on front of mount along right edge of photograph: "ALMSTAEDT, PHOTO. TOMPKINSVILLE, S.I." 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 4 x 6
Ownership and History Mr. and Mrs. Anson Phelps Stokes and their children lived part of the year in "Bay Villa" from 1868 to 1886.
Earliest Date 1880
Latest Date 1886
Subjects Houses
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Stokes, Anson Phelps
Catalog Number PH01.0466
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.