Matted hand-colored lithograph. View of a hilly landscape with several large buildings. The road in the foreground, along the waterfront, is Richmond Terrace. There is a boat dock in the center of the shoreline. Printed caption: "ELLIOTTSVILLE. S. I." Printed inscription below the image: "Lith. of F.& S. Palmer, 55 Ludlow St. N.Y." Dimensions are 13.750" H. x 19" W.
(Keywords: New York)
|Ownership and History||
This view shows the houses and land owned by Dr. Samuel MacKenzie Elliott, an eye surgeon. Dr. Elliott was born in Scotland, and settled on Staten Island in 1839. The neighborhood was then known as Elliottsville (more commonly spelled "Elliottville") and is today called Livingston.
See the book ”Staten Island Scenery: Paintings, Prints, Drawings and Photographs, 1679-1900” by Barnett Shepherd for more information (figure 43).
|Maker||Palmer, F. & S.|
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