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Title [Dunlea's Restaurant]
Object Name Postcard
Date 1924
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W postcard, mounted on a page in photograph album X17.0003; the album contains photographs of Midland Beach, Staten Island, and is associated with Henry Johnk. View of a bus parked outside a two-story building, seen from across a street with trolley or streetcar tracks. The building has striped awnings on the second floor windows; a closed awning above the first floor windows and entrance has an inscription: "DUNLEA'S RESTAU[R]ANT." A sign mounted below a window has inscription: "HOT / FRANKFURTER / ROLL." In front of the restaurant, three men stand on the sidewalk; a man in uniform, possibly a police officer, sits on a horse at the edge of the street; and a child is walking across the street. At left, two men stand beside the parked bus; the side of the bus has painted inscription: "MACK SHOCK INSULATED BUS." There are two utility poles at the edge of the street; in the background at left, a sign mounted on a tall pole has inscription: "TROLLEY / STATION."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Print size 3.5 x 5.5
Earliest Date 1924
Latest Date 1924
Subjects Restaurants
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number X17.0003.10.B
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.