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    • Old Museum Village of Smith's Clove, Orange County

    • Postcards; Galleries & museums; Fireplaces; Historic buildings
    • A large fireplace in candle shop. Museum Village was the vision of Roscoe William Smith, an electrical engineer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and collector who contributed to his native Orange County in many ways during his 99 years. Roscoe made...
    • Parade Unit at Rest

    • Fire stations; Parades & processions;
    • A large unit of firemen, probably the Orangetown company, stands at rest during a parade. The location hasn't been ascertained but a large sign advertising 'Gasoline' suggests that cars were on the roads. However, the road isn't paved, so it must...
    • Man with goatee

    • Men; Portrait photographs; Cartes de visite;
    • A man stares to the right of the camera, probably as he was told to. His close-cropped hair is swept back and his beard is a long goatee.
    • Christie House, New City, NY

    • Houses; Stone buildings; Farmhouses;
    • A simple sandstone house has chimneys at either end. On the right are two outbuildings, probably barns. Two men are in the image, one to the left of the house and the other in the doorway. The split-rail fence in front of the house is falling down....
    • Woman with fur collar and muff

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Fur garments; Hats; Coats; Boots;
    • A stylishly dressed young woman poses for a studio portrait. Skirt hems are rising; her hair is cropped; she wears a coat styled after the trench coats which became popular with WWI. Her hat is much smaller but her boots are still high and laced,...
    • Horse and driver delivering firewood, Upper Nyack, NY

    • Carts & wagons;
    • A tired pony pauses in the street while the photographer snaps this image. The driver, his face partly obscured by his hat, keeps his hands on the reins. His cargo seems to be small pieces of wood which will probably be used in cooking stoves. The...
    • Front

    • Trees; Suburban life; Scenic overlooks;
    • A view of the rural appearance of the Town of Cornwall and the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson. The picture was probably taken from Ridge Road.
    • Woman in fine linen dress

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Eyeglasses; Women; Dresses; Ribbons;
    • A woman wears a version of the “garden dress” probably of fine linen - very stylish in the period, but the photo is so washed out that details remain unseen. She does, however, wear eyeglasses which can be seen by looking at the bridge of her nose...
    • Building the addition to the Nyack Library

    • Construction; Roofs;
    • A workman adds insulation to the roof of the Nyack Library addition, where it joins another section of the building. He is probably too busy to take in the view of the Hudson River in the background.
    • Young woman with fur muff and collar

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Boots; Belts (Clothing); Skirts; Fur garments; Hats;
    • A young woman, young enough to be wearing a shortened skirt even though she has many womanly accouterments, poses for a studio portrait. Her narrow, 6 gore, A line skirt has deep reverse box pleats for ease of walking and she wears tall, probably...
    • Alphabet sampler

    • Needlework;
    • Alphabet sampler, 1827 created by Eliza Ann Vincent. Stitches consist of cross over (over 2), eyelet, tent, queen, romainian, italian cross and some composited stitches probably of the makers own design. Many of the alphabet motifs on this piece...

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