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Title [Boardwalk, South Beach, Staten Island]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date 1910
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print. View of the beach and boardwalk at South Beach, Staten Island. There is a row of buildings along the boardwalk. Businesses visible include Gillies' Pleasant View Hotel and Barry's Eureka Hotel. There is a row of flagpoles running the length of the beach, all flying American flags; the flagpole in the center of the image also has an attached line of American flag streamers. Some details of the image have been outlined in pen. Handwritten inscription along the top edge: "1910." Handwritten inscription in pencil on reverse: "N. yet Pub."
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
Print size 4.875 x 6.875
Acquisition Gift of Edwin Skinner
Ownership and History This is one of a group of photographs donated to the Historical Society in 1952 by Edwin H. Skinner, who for many years was manager of the Staten Island Beach Land Improvement Company in South Beach.
Earliest Date 1910
Latest Date 1910
Subjects Beaches
Boardwalks
Theaters
Hotels
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Skinner, Edwin H.
Gillies, John D.
Catalog Number 52.012.0013
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 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.