|Title||[H. & D.F. Simonson Grocers wagon]|
|Photographer||Lake, John E.|
|Collection||Staten Island Geographic Collection|
Carte-de-visite; original B&W print mounted on off-white card with gold or green border. View of a man seated in a horse-drawn wagon with inscription on the side: "H. & D. F. SIMONSON. / GROCERS." There is a wooden fence in the middle distance; the side of a house is visible at right; there are trees in the background. The reverse side of the mount has a printed pattern in green, with printed inscriptions in purple; at center: "JOHN E. LAKE, / PHOTOGRAPHER, / PORT RICHMOND, / S. I."; at bottom: "Duplicates of this picture can be had at any / time at a reduced price." Handwritten inscription: "Miraha' husband / Stellenwerf".
(Keywords: New York)
|Print size||2.125 x 3.625|
|Acquisition||Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Britten Hillyer|
|Ownership and History||David F. Simonson (ca. 1849-1909), of Port Richmond, Staten Island, was listed in the 1880 census with the occupation of grocer. By 1890 he and his wife, Susan, were operating a dry goods store in Port Richmond. When they retired in 1901, the business was taken over by their nephew, T. Irving Simonson.|
Stores & shops
Carriages & coaches
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
Simonson, David F.
Lake, John E.
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2016.|
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