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Title [View of Princes Bay]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Barton, S.R.
Date ca. 1890s
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print. View of Princes Bay, Staten Island, as seen from an elevated vantage point. Fields, roads, and several buildings are visible, with Lemon Creek in the middle ground and trees in the background. At left, a large white building with a wide porch has a sign mounted on the edge of the porch roof: "[illegible] EXTRA LAGER BEER." In the middle distance at left, a three-story building with a gambrel roof has inscriptions painted on front and sides; on front: "SCHOPP'S / HOTEL & BOAT HOUSE;" the inscription on the side is illegible. Handwritten inscription on reverse: "S. R. Barton;" additional inscription in different handwriting: "Princes Bay Inn."
(Keywords: New York)
Print size 4.875 x 8.125
Earliest Date 1885
Latest Date 1910
Subjects Boathouses
Hotels
Lexicon Sub-category Art
Associated People Schopp, Charles
Catalog Number PH01.1450
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.