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  • Description: gown
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    • Stone Row Dormitories, 1885-1891

    • College buildings--New York (State); Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)
    • A view of Stone Row (Potter and McVickar Halls) from the west, before the construction of North and South Hoffman Halls. Seven students in cap and gown stand in the doorway and in front of the building. Aspinwall is visible to the right.
    • St. Stephen's College Graduating Class of 1896

    • College students--New York (State); St. Stephen's College (Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.); Photographs; College graduates
    • Members of the St. Stephen's College graduating class of 1896 pose in traditional cap and gown around St. Margaret's Well, built in memory of Margaret Bard. The St. Stephen's College Messenger covered Commencement exercises, reporting that the...
    • Bride in embroidered wedding gown

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Brides; Embroidery; Lace; Hair ornaments; Veils; Bouquets; Flowers; Gloves; Silk;
    • This studio portrait of a bride features a dress made almost certainly of a heavy peau de soie, and is elaborately enhanced with embroidery and applied lace. The rows of tucks in the upper bodice are echoed in the forearm of the right sleeve. ...
    • Bride with corseted waist

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Brides; Corsets; Hairstyles; Dresses; Embroidery; Gloves; Veils;
    • This studio portrait of a seated bride with upswept hair, high neckline and pouter pigeon style bodice is characteristic of middle/upper-middle class women's garments of this period. The bridal gown's bodice is adorned with a variety of...
    • Lady holding baby Agnes Losee

    • Infants; Women; Dry plate negatives
    • An unidentified lady in a long dress is holding an infant in a long gown. They are standing on the lawn with large trees in the background.
    • William Henry Hand, St. Thomas Aquinas College 1976

    • Portrait photographs; Inventors;
    • William Henry Hand poses in cap and gown at a ceremony at St. Thomas Aquinas College in Sparkill. He was an inventor and was employed by Thomas Edison. Later he operated his own firm in South Nyack. He was an outstanding citizen and served on the...
    • Lenny Fernandez

    • Students; Portrait photographs;
    • Lenny Fernandez Stands in cap and gown. On the back he has written, "Best wishes."
    • Woman in Ball Gown

    • Libraries; Centennial celebrations; Fashion shows;
    • Modelling a strapless brocade gown and a gem-studded necklace, a woman pauses as the audience applauds.
    • Florence and Royden Merritt

    • Children; Women; Portrait photographs;
    • Florence Merritt holds baby Arthur Royden in the photographer's studio. The child is dressed in a christening gown. Barely visible is this information: "Van Wagner's was on Hudson Avenue and Broadway, DePews Glen, Nyack." The words 'Instantaneous...
    • Royden Merritt at six months

    • Children; Portrait photographs;
    • Arthur Royden Merritt sits in a big chair, wearing the same christening gown that he wore in Nyack Library image #4206. This portrait was taken at Rockwood Studio, 17 Union Square, New York City.
    • Caroline Lexow Babcock with newborn son

    • Mothers; Boys;
    • Caroline Lexow Babcock holds her newborn son, Philip Westerly, in her arms. The baby boy is dressed in a long white gown, suggesting a christening. Caroline wears a sober black dress accented with embroidery and buttons on the front and a white...
    • Sarah Jane Whitehead Oliver

    • Photographic studios;
    • Sarah Jane Oliver stands for her portrait in an artist's studio, her left hand against a stone pedastal that is topped with flowers and vines. She is dressed in an elegant gown that is decorated with buttons, beads and ruffles. On the back of the...
    • Caroline Crawford, South Nyack, NY

    • Girls; Cabinet photographs;
    • Caroline Cecilia Crawford was still a baby when her portrait was taken at Rockwood of Union Square. She is wearing a long, white dress or gown and is seated on a fabric covered piece of furniture. Behind her are chairs. One has a tapestry slung...

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