|Title||A Winter Scene, Jewett Avenue, S.I.|
|Photographer||Sperr, Percy Loomis|
|Studio or Publisher||Lumitone Press|
|Collection||Staten Island Geographic Collection|
Original B&W postcard. View of a house and trees covered in snow. Printed along the bottom: "A WINTER SCENE, Jewett Avenue, S.I." The reverse side has several printed inscriptions: along the top right: "Post Card / PLACE STAMP / HERE." Printed along line down the center: "LUMITONE PRESS PHOTO-PRINT. NEW YORK - MADE IN U.S.A."
(Keywords: Twentieth Century, New York City)
|Print size||3.5 x 5.5|
|Acquisition||Gift of Kevin Lewis in memory of Barry Leo Delaney|
|Ownership and History||
This view has been identified as the James Purvis House, which was located on Jewett Avenue at the foot of Kingsley Avenue in Westerleigh, Staten Island. The house reportedly collapsed a few years after the photo was taken.
The 1920 U.S. census shows brothers James and Thomas Purvis residing together with Elizabeth Purvis at 606 Jewett Avenue.
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2015.|
|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.|