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Title [Tysen Manor Tea Room]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Flamm, Herbert A.
Studio or Publisher Weitzman's Photo Shop
Date ca. 1930
Collection Herbert A. Flamm Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W print. Diagonal view of a one and one-half story wooden building with cars parked alongside. Sign on the building next to a door: "TYSEN MANOR / PUBLIC COURSE / TEA ROOM". Stamped signature "HFlamm" in upper left corner. Reverse has a handwritten inscription from the photographer: "Ray / This is a print from my / original neg -- around 1930 / This became the Tavern on the Green / Herb / Just before Prohibition was appealed [sic] / Tysen Country Club - Tysen Tea Room".
(Keywords: New York City)
Print size 4.5 x 6.750
Ownership and History Staten Island's Tysen Manor Golf Course was operated by Henry H. Nutt from 1928-1936. It occupied nearly 100 acres of the former Tysen farm along Hylan Boulevard west of New Dorp Lane. Around 1938 the club house became the Tavern on the Green restaurant, a popular restaurant for decades. It closed in 1976.
Earliest Date 1930
Latest Date 1935
Subjects Restaurants
Teahouses
Golf
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Nutt, Henry H.
Catalog Number 80.020.0003
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, January 2016.
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