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Title Guyon Ave Looking West Toward R.R. Station, Oak Wood Hts., S.I.
Object Name Postcard
Date 1918
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Postcard with original B&W print. View in Oakwood Heights, Staten Island, looking down an unpaved road with tall trees on both sides. A horse-drawn carriage is visible on the road in the distance. There are sidewalks on each side of the road, and small portions of houses are visible through the trees. Printed caption at bottom: "Guyon Ave Looking West Toward R.R. Station, Oak Wood Hts., S.I." Printed on reverse: "POST CARD". Card has two attached one-cent stamps. Handwritten address on reverse: "Mr. Thos. W. Allen / Strawberry Hill / Sanitorium / West Asheville N.C." Handwritten message: "Wednesday Aug 21 / 18 / Dear Tom: / Mrs. Henning & I are here for / to-day and it is one fine day. / The water looks dandy / This is a fine view of the / road we take from the station / Love from [yours?] lovingly / Ann."
(Keywords: Oakwood Heights, Guyon Avenue, New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
Print size 3.5 x 5.375
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Earliest Date 1918
Latest Date 1918
Subjects Streets
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 00.018.0047
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, August 2015.
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