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Title [Ostwald & Tichenor store interior]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date 1932
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print on gray cardboard mount. Interior view of the Ostwald & Tichenor men's clothing store on Bay Street in Stapleton, Staten Island. The walls are lined with shelves filled with boxes (some appear to be shoe boxes). Other items on display include ties, umbrellas, and a case with jewelry or watches. There are four men in the store; the man at left stands at a counter with his back to the camera, and the other three men face the camera. There are two handwritten inscriptions on the reverse of the mount, in two different handwritings: "Ostwald & Tichenor's Store / Bay St., Stapleton N.Y." and "Left to Right / Customer, Salesman Tony Reinhold, Charles Ostwald and Frank Tichenor."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Print size 5 x 7
Acquisition Gift of Frank Reinhold
Earliest Date 1932
Latest Date 1932
Subjects Clothing stores
Stores & shops
Interiors
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Tichenor, Frank
Catalog Number 74.010.0005
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.