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Title [Albert Sanford Granger seated in a coal dump bucket]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date ca. 1885-1895
Collection C.W. Hunt Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W print on a cream cardboard mount with gold beveled edges. Photograph of a man seated in a coal dump bucket hanging from a hoist or pulley, a short way above the ground. Handwritten inscription on reverse of mount: "A.S. Granger / Foreman Mch. shop. / C.W. Hunt Co., / West New Brighton / Staten Island / N.Y."
(Keywords: New York)
Print size 6 x 3.875
Ownership and History The C.W. Hunt Company of West New Brighton, Staten Island, manufactured a variety of industrial equipment, including coal-handling machinery, steam shovels, and hoisting engines. This promotional photograph shows machine shop foreman Albert Sanford Granger seated in a coal dump bucket.
Earliest Date 1885
Latest Date 1895
Subjects Employees
Machinery industry
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Hunt, Charles Wallace
Granger, Albert Sanford
Catalog Number PH01.1513
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.