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Title [Election Day, Pleasant Plains]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Barton, S.R.
Date 1890-1900
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original cyanotype print. View of 7 men riding bicycles on an unpaved street. Four of the men ride high wheeler bicycles, and three ride safety bicycles. Several men stand on the side of the road, watching. Three children stand at right; two of the children hold hoops. At left is a horse-drawn two-wheeled carriage stopped along the side of the road; a man and a woman are seated in the carriage. A house is partially visible in the background at right. Handwritten inscription on reverse: "S. R. Barton"; additional inscription in different handwriting: "Pleasant Plains, S.I." An identical print of this photograph is captioned "Election Day."
(Keywords: New York)
Earliest Date 1890
Latest Date 1900
Subjects Political elections
Bicycles & tricycles
Horses
Vehicles
Children
Carriages & coaches
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number PH01.1453
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, July 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.