|Title||[View from northeast bedroom window, Louis H. Meyer estate]|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Collection||Staten Island Geographic Collection|
Original B&W print on brown cardboard mount with gold edges. View of the grounds of an estate, with a lawn, paths, and large trees in bloom; one cow is grazing on the lawn. There is a road, fence, and a house in the middle distance, and water in the far distance. Handwritten inscription on reverse of mount: "LH Meyers residence / View from N. East Window of his bedroom."
(Keywords: New York)
|Print size||4.875 x 8.125|
|Ownership and History||Louis H. Meyer (1815-1892), a wealthy banker, had an estate known as Fox Villa (or Fox Hills Villa) on Fingerboard Road in Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island. It later became the Mount Manresa Jesuit Retreat House.|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
Meyer, Louis H.
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, June 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.|