'Brooklyn's splendid landmarks provide attractive settings for speculative builders' flats and houses.' Collage of photographs of historic (17th-19th century) Brooklyn buildings.
IMAGE "'Brooklyn's splendid landmarks provide attractive settings for speculative builders' flats and houses.' Collage of photographs of historic (17th-19th century) Brooklyn buildings.", ca. 1916. Printed material, 11.5 x 14.5in (29 x 36.5cm). Brooklyn Museum, CHART_2011. (F129_B79_C61_Brooklyn_Houses_09a_recto.jpg
NOTES The recto of this collage of photographs from an unknown newspaper includes images of Melrose Abbey (Bedford Ave. and Winthrop St., built 1749), the Remsen House on Church Avenue, the Van Brunt House (1752 84 St., built around 1720), the Voorhees House (Neck Rd. and Homecrest Rd., built around 1730), the Lefferts Homestead (originally on Flatbush Ave. and Maple St., now a museum in Prospect Park), the John Ditmars Homestead (Near Old King's Highway/Kouwenhoven Place and Ave. F, built around 1730) , the Lott Homestead (1940 E. 36 St., built 1800), and Bensonhurst.
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CITATIONBrooklyn Museum Libraries. Special Collections
DESCRIPTION 11 pieces : ill. (some col.) ; 14 x 14 cm.-30 x 37 cm.
CITATION Brooklyn Museum Libraries. Special Collections
IMPRINT [United States]
DATE DISPLAY 1853-1925
CALL NUMBER F129 B79 C61