Exhibitions: Brooklyn in the Early 1890s: Photographs by Daniel Berry Austin

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Brooklyn in the Early 1890s: Photographs by Daniel Berry Austin

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  • December 11, 1941: Today the Brooklyn Museum opens the first exhibition of photographs from the Daniel Berry Austin Collection. This exhibition, entitled, “Brooklyn in the Early 1900’s”, is installed in the Entrance Gallery, first floor, and will remain on view through Sunday, January 4. Approximately 120 prints are shown, the majority being of old houses in Brooklyn, supplemented by landscapes, street scenes, interiors and portraits.

    These photographs are from the collection of late 19th and early 20th Century negatives, which was presented to the Museum last summer by Mr. Daniel Berry Austin, 870 Rugby Road, Brooklyn. With one or two exceptions, all the negatives in this large collection were taken by Mr. Austin.

    From time to time the Museum expects to hold additional exhibitions of prints from this collection.

    List of titles attached.

    DECEMBER 11 through JANUARY 4

    Nicholas Stillwell House - Gravesend, 1899

    Schenck House (interior) - 1898

    Hegeman’s at King’s Highway - Flatlands, Brooklyn

    Bergen House - 1904

    Hunter Fly Road (now King’s Highway)

    Garrit Vanderveer House - Flatbush

    Quaker Meeting House - Flushing, 1904

    Mr. Peter Wyckoff - Bushwick, 1903

    Dutch Gravestone, Jaiquis Van Brunt, 1899

    Lake House - Gravesend, 1899

    Wm. Kovwenhoven’s House and Barn - Flatlands, 1905

    Old House opposite Dutch Sunday School - Bushwick, 1899

    Lefferts Place

    Old Well and Winifred

    Avenue V and Ryder’s Pond

    Samuel B. Lott House - Flatbush

    Jer. Vanderbilt House - Flatbush

    Rem Lefferts House (interior) - 1906

    Lefferts Place at Classon Avenue - Brooklyn, 1902

    Grave of Helena Priest - Gravesend, 1899

    Garretson Mill - 1899

    House at Lincoln Road and Flatbush Avenue

    House at Lincoln Road and Flatbush Avenue

    House on Fulton Street near Bedford

    “Hodge Podge” (interior)

    USS “Buffalo” and USS “Columbia”

    Paerdegaat, Flatbush - 1905

    W. Algea House - Flatbush

    Sidney’s Map - “Twelve Miles Around New York” (giving names of property owners) Published, 1849. Printed in Philadelphia.

    Martense House, Flatbush - 1903

    Grave of Lyffert Lefferts - Dutch Reformed Churchyard

    Bridge over Paerdegaat Creek-1905

    Ditmas House - Hunter Fly Road, 1903

    Graves of Rem. Vanderbilt and Margaret Vanderbilt - 1903

    Erasmus Hall - Flatbush

    Little and Marshall Streets

    High and Hudson Streets

    Hegeman (Van Wyck) House - Flatlands, 1903

    Mill Lane - 1903

    House at Fulton and Bedford


    Interior (Rem Leffert’s House)

    Toll Gate - Flatbush

    Penitentiary - Main Entrance

    Brooklyn Kings County Penitentiary

    Bushwick Dutch Reformer’s Church 1899

    Bedell’s Farm, Bushwick - 1904

    C.M. Ditmas House, Bushwick - 1904

    Onderdenk House, Bushwick - 1904

    Johannes Sprong House, Flushing - 1905

    Bowne House, Flushing - 1904

    Lefferts House, Bedford Corners, Brooklyn - 1903

    J. Blackwell House - Greenpoint

    Schenck House - 1903

    Hunter Fly Road, Flatlands - 1905

    Johannes Sprong House, Flushing - 1905

    Denyse Van Dyne House - Brooklyn

    Old Wyckoff House, Bushwick - 1903

    Dutch Sunday School, Bushwick - 1899

    Kovwenhoven and Mill Lanes, Flatbush - 1906

    Bergen House, Flatlands - 1906

    House on Eldert Lane near Atlantic Avenue

    Same house - rear view

    House on Old South Country Road - East of Jewish Cemetery

    Rag-O-Muffin in Brooklyn

    Ocean and sand - Coney Island, 1900

    Old Flatbush Road at Eastern Parkway, 1906

    Hart-Bergen House, Brooklyn - 1886

    Cedars and Schore - Gravesend, 1899

    Stillwell House - Gravesend, 1899

    Isaac Schenck House - Highland Park - 1906

    Lotts Smoke House - Flatlands, 1909

    C. Vanderveer House and Barn

    Peter Wycoff House - Bushwick, 1903

    Lake House - Gravesend

    Old de Bevoise House

    W. H. Green House, Flatbush

    Freeman-Clarkson-Bergen House, Flatbush

    S. Voorhies House, Gravesend

    N. Duryea House, Flatbush

    Interior (Rem Leffert’s House)

    Interior (Rem Leffert’s House)

    Interior (Rem Leffert’s House)

    Jacob Suydam House, Brooklyn - 1899

    C. Lake House - east of Village Road - Gravesend, 1905

    Rem Lefferts House (interior) 1906

    Sioux Indians in Brooklyn - “Strikes Plenty” and family, 1900

    Freeman-Clarkson-Bergen House, Flatbush

    Martense House, Flatbush - 1903

    Garretson House and Mill - 1900

    Van Sicklen House - Gravesend, 1905

    J. G. Vanderveer House - Flatbush

    J. Birdsall House - Flatbush

    J. Schenck’s “Canarsie House” (1849) - 1903

    Garretson’s Old Mill - Brooklyn

    Leffert’s House, Bedford Corner’s, Brooklyn - 1902

    Hart-Bergen House, Brooklyn - 1885

    John Vanderbilt House, Flatbush

    Grave of Johannes Casparus Rubel - Flatbush

    Lefferts House at Fulton Street near Bedford

    Lefferts House at Fulton Street near Bedford

    Lefferts House - Fulton Street opposite Arlington Place

    U.S. and Little Streets - Brooklyn

    Evans and Hudson Streets

    J. Schoonmaker House about 1800

    W. H. Green House - Flatbush, 1909

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