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Object Name Print
Artist Beck & Pauli (lithographers)
Artist Fowlor & Evans (publisher)
Date 1878
Title Tottenville. Staten Island
Description Lithograph, printer's ink on newsprint. Panoramic bird's eye view of Tottenville, Staten Island, showing individual buildings, streets (some named), and the waterfront with sailing ships and steamships. Printed inscription at bottom center: "TOTTENVILLE. / STATEN ISLAND / Published by Fowlor [sic] & Evans, Asbury Park, N.J. / Beck & Pauli, Lithographers, Milwaukee, Wis." Printed inscriptions on each side of the central inscription identify individual buildings: "1. Bethel M.D. Church. 2. St. Paul's M.E. Church. 3. South Baptist Church. 4. Parsonage M.E. Church. 5. Public School. 6. S.I.R.R. Depot. 7. Island Hotel, John Nelson & Co. 8. West End, W. Killmeyer. 9. Hopping's Wharf. 10. Cole's Steamboat Wharf. 11. S.W. Hopping, Restaurant. 12. Ellis' Ship-yard. 13. Aaron Van Name's Wharf. 14. Wm. Ford, Notions. Post Office. 15. J. Derickson, Grocer. 16. H.L. Sprague, Meat Market. 17. R. Fisher, Druggist. 18. C.M. Robinson, Cigar Manufacturer. 19. R.W. Wood, Bakery. 20. James W. Bedell, Grocer. 21. Geo. W. Slaight, Butcher. 22. R. Koehn, Bakery. 23. J.C. Windsor, Millinery. 24. J.W. Russell, Groceries, Crockery, etc. 25. J.H. Sprague, Ag't. Seeds and Plants. 26. Pepper's Hall."
(Keywords: New York)
Acquisition Gift of the Estate of Minnie Wood
Ownership and History The town of Tottenville is the southernmost point on Staten Island. Its rapid growth in the latter half of the nineteenth century is depicted in this view, which shows an active waterfront.

See the book ”Staten Island Scenery: Paintings, Prints, Drawings and Photographs, 1679-1900” by Barnett Shepherd for more information.
Earliest Date 1878
Latest Date 1878
Maker Fowler & Evans [publishers]
Material Paper
Subjects Panoramic views
Bird's-eye view prints
Cities & towns
Lexicon Sub-category Art
Catalog Number P02.0013
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, February 2016.
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