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    • The Hand Mansion, Nyack.

    • Architecture; buildings; houses; dwellings; Porches; Outdoor furniture; Bay windows;
    • Black and white postcard showing The Hand Mansion in Nyack, NY. Description on back of postcard reads " The Hand Mansion 122 South Franklin, South Nyack, New York.
      This exquisite Gothic Revival house of c. 1853 overlooks a panoramic view of...
    • The Fountain at the Pearl River Milk Farm

    • Fountains; Trees; Lawns; Benches; Resorts; Hotels;
    • Black and white photograph showing the fountain at the Pearl River Milk Farm. The fountain has a statue of a little boy in the center. There are benches and trees surrounding the fountain. Trees border the wide lawn behind the fountain. The Pearl...
    • Two young children

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Children; Boys; Collars; Shoes; Buttons (Fasteners);
    • Two children pose for a studio portrait. The child on the left is certainly a boy. He has been dressed in the very stylish manner which comes to be called “Little Lord Fauntleroy.” The broad and wide “collar” is of eyelet, not lace, repeats a...
    • Woman with bracelet

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Collars; Buttons (Fasteners); Ribbons; Bracelets; Eyeglasses; Rings;
    • This woman's hair is long and conservatively drawn back, but not upswept. Her light colored dress, probably cotton, features interesting gatherings at hips and shoulders with white cuffs on the ¾ length sleeves and cut work medallions on the...
    • Woman with bobbed hair

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Dresses; Hairstyles; Shoes; Collars; Rings;
    • This woman's hair is bobbed and she wears rings on the fourth finger of each hand. Her white dress is probably silk from the way it seems to fall, and the wide collar is trimmed with a fine edging which may be lace. The arch of her foot seems to...
    • Woman with velvet ribbon

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Ribbons; Dresses; Hairstyles;
    • This woman's light weight dress with wide décolletage suggests that she is dressed for some occasion. Both narrow and wide bands of velvet ribbon add drama to the ensemble. Her hair is upswept and has a band which may include a comb but surely...
    • Young woman with corsage

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Hats; Collars; Lace; Blouses; Skirts; Belts (Clothing); Gloves; Handkerchiefs; Corsages; Coats; Jewelry;
    • This young person's hair is upswept and on it sits a marvelous hat of velvet, ruched velvet and jewelry. Her blouse has a high stiff collar and tucks, lace and a piece of fine jewelry. Around her neck and hanging down front is a long chain with...
    • Young woman with linen handkerchief

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Hairstyles; Hair ornaments; Dresses; Lace; Ribbons; Handkerchiefs;
    • This young woman is dressed for an important occasion, such as a graduation, or debut. Although her hair is upswept in a most grownup fashion she still has large bows in her hair. The dress, probably linen, is elaborated with tucks, lace inserts...
    • Young girl in ruffled bonnet

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Girls; Children; Collars; Dresses; Hats; Bonnets; Straw hats; Shoes; Hosiery; Lace;
    • This young girl's dress is certainly silk, as the light reflects from it. The deep handkerchief-pointed collar is further enhanced with the addition of wide lace. Lace can also be seen on the hem of her petticoat. Ruffles inside her bonnet echo...
    • Young woman with two dogs

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Dogs; Collars; Hats;
    • A young woman poses with two dogs. There was a short period of time around 1900 when some young women tried out a very masculine look. Here, evidently, is one, complete with checkered shirt, high starched collar, bow tie and a Homburg hat...
    • Three children with doll and Teddy Bear

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Children; Boys; Girls; Shoes; Buttons (Fasteners); Hosiery; Dresses; Dolls; Teddy bears; Toys; Stuffed animals (Toys); Suits (Clothing);
    • Three children, two boys and one girl, pose with dolls. Despite his age, it is easy to recognize the youngest child here as a boy, with high button shoes and leggings. His short pants are buttoned to his shirt which closes from right to left, and...
    • Henry Hudson Memorial Bridge to be erected

    • Postcards; Rivers; Ships; Flags; Bridges;
    • The Henry Hudson Memorial Bridge. To commemorate the 300th anniversary of Henry Hudson's first trip up the river that bears his name, a memorial bridge is to be erected at Spuyten Duyvil , New York, crossing the Harlem River. It will be of...
    • Robert Fulton

    • Postcards; Flags; Ships; People; Cityscapes;
    • Robert Fulton, the pioneer of steam navigation, was born in Fulton, Lancaster Co., Pa., Nov. 14th 1765. The "Clermont" , designed by him, was the first steamboat to make a successful trip. She was 133 feet long, 18 feet wide, 9 feet deep and 160...
    • Unidentified African American woman

    • ; Earrings;
    • Full length portrait of an unidentified African American woman. The woman is standing with one arm resting on a platform. She is wearing a dark dress with light polka dots. The skirt of the dress is full and the bodice is fitted with seven dark...

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