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Object Name Print
Artist Deneseur
Artist Peirce, Joshua H.
Date September 30, 1854
Title View from New Brighton, Staten Island, on the Narrows, New York
Description Full front page from Gleason's Pictorial, dated September 30, 1854. Page contains a hand-colored engraved panoramic view with riders on horseback. Caption: "VIEW FROM NEW BRIGHTON, STATEN ISLAND, ON THE NARROWS, NEW YORK." The illustration has signatures "Deneseur Del." at lower left and "Peirce." at lower right.
(Keywords: New York)
Ownership and History The buildings seen along the shoreline at left are part of the Quarantine hospital that was located in Tompkinsville, Staten Island. The hospital was used to house arriving immigrants who had contagious diseases.

See the book ”Staten Island Scenery: Paintings, Prints, Drawings and Photographs, 1679-1900” by Barnett Shepherd for more information (figure 64).
Earliest Date 1854
Latest Date 1854
Maker Gleason, Frederick
Material Paper
Subjects Landscape prints
Waterfronts
Lexicon Sub-category Art
Catalog Number X93.1219
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2016.
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