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Title [Bedell house, Pleasant Plains]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date ca. 1890
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print on gray cardboard mount; the original photo and mount are glued to a second mount, added by previous catalogers. Front view of a two-story clapboard house with a covered front porch and a 1 1/2-story addition at right. There is a rocking chair on the porch. A woman stands on the lawn in front of the house, looking toward the camera; she stands next to a large rustic wooden chair. A dog stands near her feet. There is an embossed inscription along the left edge of the photo, possibly the name of the photographer; it is not legible except for "No. 74."
(Keywords: New York)
Print size 4.750 x 7.875
Acquisition Gift of Mrs. George L. Slaight, Jr.
Ownership and History Israel and Charlotte (Manee) Bedell, married in 1852, lived with their six children in this house on Amboy Road in Pleasant Plains, Staten Island. Israel worked as an oysterman.

This photograph came to the Staten Island Historical Society in 1962 from the estate of Israel and Charlotte's daughter, Emmeline (Bedell) Slaight.
Earliest Date 1885
Latest Date 1895
Subjects Houses
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Bedell, Israel
Bedell, Charlotte (Manee)
Catalog Number 62.011.0002
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, June 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.