|Title||[Piazza of the Louis H. Meyer estate]|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Collection||Staten Island Geographic Collection|
Original B&W print on off-white cardboard mount with gold edges. Interior view of an enclosed porch. The room is furnished with two tables and several wicker chairs with upholstered backs and seats. There are numerous plants, including a large palm plant that is partially visible at right, and another that hangs from the ceiling. Ivy is growing on the wall, and there is a striped rug on the floor. Handwritten inscription in pen on reverse: "LH Meyer's residence / View of enclosed Piazza on NE side of house."
(Keywords: New York)
|Print size||4 x 4.750|
|Ownership and History||Louis H. Meyer (1815-1892), a wealthy banker, had an estate known as Fox Villa (or Fox Hills Villa) on Fingerboard Road in Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island. It later became the Mount Manresa Jesuit Retreat House.|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
Meyer, Louis H.
|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.|