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  • Description: 1880s
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    • Studio portrait of two women and a child

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Blouses; Skirts; Dresses; Silk; Wool; Belts (Clothing); Dresses; Women; Children; Collars; Hairstyles;
    • Two women pose with a child. These three would seem to represent three generations, and the child is likely female. This gives a good look at what happens when styles change but not everyone participates. The older woman still represents the...
    • Older woman with lace fichu

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Dresses; Silk; Lace; Hairstyles;
    • This older woman with erect posture, beautiful dress and severe hair style wears a two piece dress of a printed silk, with gigot sleeves and elaboration at her wrists and shoulder lines of black silk machine lace. She uses her white lace fichu to...
    • Albert Woolsey

    • Photographs; Portrait photographs;
    • Albert Woolsey was born in 1860. He was a church sexton and lived in a house on Lawrence Lane in the 1880s. The house is no longer there.
    • 43 South Broadway, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Architectural decorations & ornaments;
    • This gorgeous house, originally built in 1839, has a pleasing asymmetrical aspect. The foundation is red sandstone, and the cellar has cedar floor boards. The original portion had 4 fireplaces and 6 more were added in the 1880s. Other additions...
    • 73 South Broadway, Nyack, NY

    • Cleaning establishments; Business districts;
    • This three-story brick building is on the east side of South Broadway. The facade is plain, save for a little ornamental detailing of the bricks near the roof. In the 1880s and 1890s, the Nyack Library occupied the store where Rockland Cleaners...
    • Koehler's Market, Nyack, NY

    • Butcher shops; Butchers;
    • Three butchers, tentatively identified as the Wolgemuth brothers - Charles, Joseph, and Roy,stand behind the counter of Koehler's Market. The meat business was started by Lenhard Wolgemuth in the late 1880s, sold to Henry Koehler in the 1890s, and...
    • Woman in light dress, posing  with hand on chair

    • Women; Portrait photographs; Cartes de visite;
    • This appears to be a standard formula for a studio portrait in the late 1880s. The woman stands with one hand on a chair. Her hair is parted in the center and pulled back. Her dress is long and full and beautifully designed, with wide lace cuffs...
    • Lady in dark satin

    • Women; Portrait photographs; Cartes de visite;
    • This full length portrait of an unknown woman is one of the most elegant in the Perry collection.The style of the dress and the hair are of the 1870s or 1880s. The dark or black satin dress is gorgeous, with gathers and puckers and lace trim. This...
    • Man with beard

    • Men; Portrait photographs; Cartes de visite
    • This man with full beard and curly hair has a livelier aspect than many of the subjects of these 1880s portraits.
    • 73 Depot Place

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    • 73 Depot Place is one of a row of look-alike house built in the late 1880s for railroad workers.
    • 40 South Franklin Street, Nyack, NY

    • Buildings; Storefronts; Business districts;
    • This successful Nyack business location, the southwest corner of DePew Avenue and Franklin Street, was occupied by B & M Produce in 1996. It was later restored with 1880s detailing and brackets. Businesses occupy the ground but the second story has...
    • 8 First Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Mansard roofs;
    • This small mansard Victorian, on the northwest corner of First Avenue and Gedney Street, was built about 1860 for Edward Burr. Burr was one of Nyack's shoemakers, a part owner of the second shoe-making factory in the village.The house remained in...
    • 97 First Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches;
    • This house is an example of the late 1880s dwellings built in Nyack for workingmen's families. Unfortunately, the Nyack Library has no history of the builder or the original owner.
    • 93 First Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Balustrades;
    • Many of the houses on First Avenue west of Broadway in Nyack were built in the late 1880s on very small lots. They are tied together by the builders' generous use of details, seen in the upper and lower balustrades on this porch and in the...
    • 75-77 South Broadway, Nyack, NY

    • Buildings; Business districts;
    • Along this block of South Broadway, the upper stories of these 1880s buildings have not been altered, but the storefronts have been changed, some disastrously.
    • 78-74 South Broadway, Nyack, NY

    • Buildings; Business districts;
    • In 1880 Tunis and Catherine DePew began selling plots of land along South Broadway, resulting in this business district at the south end of Nyack Village. The southern end of this business block, built in the 1880s, repeats the architectural...
    • 69-77 South Broadway, Nyack, NY

    • Buildings; Business districts;
    • These five brick and masonry buildings were built in the 1880s. Tunis DePew and several wealthy Nyack villagers were involved in the project. The building which says Rockland Cleaners and Tailors was an earlier site of the Nyack Library. See Nieweg...
    • 62-64 South Broadway, Nyack, NY

    • Buildings; Business districts;
    • These two buildings are at the northern end of a group of nine. With the buildings on the other side of South Broadway, this block forms a second business district in Nyack, several blocks south of Main Street. The land was developed and sold by...

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