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Object Name Card, Trade
Date ca. 1887-1893
Title Villa Cosmopolite
Description Trade card (business card). Off-white card stock with printed inscription: "VILLA COSMOPOLITE / (Formerly CARBON'S) / French Restaurant and Cafe / PRIVATE DINING ROOMS, BOWLING ALLEY, ETC. / ETIENNE C. WERTHMULLER, PROP. / GRANT CITY, STATEN ISLAND. / P.O. New Dorp, N.Y. / Take Excursion Ticket at Ferry for New Dorp, and ask conductor to stop at Grant City. / Trains every hour." Reverse is blank.
(Keywords: New York)
Ownership and History Etienne C. Werthmuller (1854-1941), the proprietor of the restaurant, immigrated to the U.S. from France in the early 1870s.
Earliest Date 1887
Latest Date 1893
Material Paper
Subjects Restaurants
Lexicon Sub-category Advertising Medium
Associated People Werthmuller, Etienne C.
Catalog Number X16.0052
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.