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Near Eltingville Beach

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Near Eltingville Beach
Sperr, Percy Loomis, 1890-1964 (Photographer)

New York Public Library Visual Materials


Library services in Staten Island, [Album 1]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1910 - 1929 (Approximate)
Library locations
New York Public Library Archives
Shelf locator: MssArc RG10 5928
New York Public Library
Libraries -- New York (State) -- New York
Staten Island (New York, N.Y.)
Content: Album is commercially produced photograph album with brown embossed paper covers and black kraft paper pages. Album is approx. 7" x 10". Photographs are silver gelatin photoprints, approximately 4" x 6" and are mounted using black mounting corners. Some pages have captions in white ink, which are in quotes when transcribed below. Photographs are probably by P. L. Sperr. Many of the images are similar to or duplicate images in other albums where he is credited as photographer. Pages are unnumbered
Content: Near Eltingville Beach: children gathered around librarian's table, while one looks at book in bookwagon. Similar to Album 4, #8.
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11524053
MSS Unit ID: 5928
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b1302c60-c5b5-012f-fd24-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1890: Creator Born
  • 1910: Created (Approximate)
  • 1964: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

New York Public Library Archives, The New York Public Library. "Near Eltingville Beach" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1910 - 1929.

Chicago/Turabian Format

New York Public Library Archives, The New York Public Library. "Near Eltingville Beach" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 16, 2021.

APA Format

New York Public Library Archives, The New York Public Library. (1910 - 1929). Near Eltingville Beach Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Near Eltingville Beach