'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_verso.jpg
NOTES The verso of this collage of photographs from an unknown newspaper includes images of the milestone at Van Pelt Manor (18 Ave. and 82 St. erected 1741), the Lady Deborah Moody House (27 Gravesend Neck Rd.; also know as the Van Siclen or Hicks-Platt house and home, according to myth, of the founder of Gravesend), the Boughton House (Cumberland St. and Flushing Ave.), Plymouth Church (Orange St. and Hicks St., built 1849), Van Pelt Manor (18 Ave. and 81 St., built around 1670), and the Schenck House at Mill Island (Ave. U between 63 St. and 64 St., built 1675, now in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum).
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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