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Title [Bennett House]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Koledo, Michael
Date April 7, 1963
Collection Richmondtown Restoration Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W print. Diagonal side and rear view of the Bennett House (then Al's General Store) as seen from across Richmond Road in Richmond, Staten Island. Aquilino's Pizzeria is seen on the far side of Court Place, with the Edwards-Barton House partially visible in the background. The Bennett House has numerous signs on its exterior; three signs identify it as Al's General Store, and other signs advertise Coca-Cola, Hires Root Beer, Pepsi-Cola, Costa's French Ice Cream, Bireley's, 7 Up, and Salem cigarettes.
(Keyword: HRT, New York City, Twentieth Century)
Print size 7.5 x 9.625
Ownership and History The Bennett House, now part of Historic Richmond Town, was built ca. 1839 and has served as both a residence and a commercial property over the years.
Earliest Date 1963
Latest Date 1963
Subjects Houses
Stores & shops
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Aquilino, Antoinetta
Aquilino, Nicola
Catalog Number 66.006.0028
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 2016.
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