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Title [Stapleton Kegel Club]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Bear, George
Date August 17, 1893
Description Original B&W print on beige cardboard mount. Group portrait of 35 men and one boy seated and standing outdoors; nine bowling pins and five bowling balls are on the ground in front of the group. Fifteen men are seated in roughly three rows; one man reclines in front of the group at left; nineteen men and one boy stand to left, right, and rear of the seated group. Five men standing at right are holding musical instruments. The man reclining at left holds a cord or wire that leads to the left of the picture; he is identified on a separate sheet of paper found with this photo as the photographer George Bear; the third man from the right seated in the first row is identified as Charles Beinert on the same sheet. Inscription at top: "AUSFLUG DES STAPLETON KEGEL CLUBS / AUGUST 17 FOUR CORNERS 1893." A sheet of paper is glued and folded at the top of the mount, with a hand-drawn key to identify individuals; no names are written in.
(Keywords: New York)
Print size 7.25 x 9.25
Acquisition Gift of the Estate of Charles Beinert
Earliest Date 1893
Latest Date 1893
Subjects Clubs
Group portraits
Bowling
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Beinert, Charles
Bear, George
Catalog Number 50.017.0002
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.