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Title [Boardwalk, South Beach, Staten Island]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date ca. 1900-1910
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print. Diagonal front view of a row of buildings on the boardwalk at South Beach, Staten Island, with the beach in the foreground. A ferris wheel is seen in the distance. The boardwalk is crowded with men, women, and children. Signs on the boardwalk and on the various buildings include: "NEW YORK / CAFE & RESTAURANT;" "CLAM / CHOWDER / 10c;" and "BATHING HOUSES."
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
Print size 4 x 5
Earliest Date 1900
Latest Date 1910
Subjects Beaches
Restaurants
Ferris wheels
Boardwalks
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number PH01.1369
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 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.