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Title [Library, Anson Phelps Stokes house "Bay Villa"]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Almstaedt, Isaac
Date ca. 1880
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print on off-white cardboard mount. Interior view of the library in the Anson Phelps Stokes house "Bay Villa" in New Brighton, Staten Island. The room is furnished with a table and upholstered chairs; there are bookcases against the wall, with mirrors and framed paintings above. A life-size pug figurine stands on the floor under the table. Printed inscription on reverse of mount: "ALMSTAEDT / PORTRAIT & LANDSCAPE / PHOTOGRAPHER / TOMPKINSVILLE, S.I. / PUBLISHER OF PHOTOGRAPHS OF / Staten Island Scenery."
(Keywords: New York)
Print size 4 x 6.125
Ownership and History Mr. and Mrs. Anson Phelps Stokes and their children lived part of the year in this house from 1868 to 1886.
Earliest Date 1880
Latest Date 1886
Subjects Houses
Interiors
Libraries (Rooms)
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Stokes, Anson Phelps
Catalog Number PH01.0459
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, December 2014.
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.