Hicksville. L.I.

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Hicksville. L.I., Library of Congress, G3804.H5A3 1925 .C5.jpg

Dublin Core


Hicksville. L.I.


Composite; Collage; Main Street; Storefront; Business; Residence; Commodities; Graf, Henry; Rohrbach, Henry; Done, Henry; Braun, William; Rave, Edward G.; deLanguilette, E.H.; Kloenne, William; Herzog, F.; Voigt, Charles G.; Becker, William


Composite artwork depicting scenes in and around Hicksville, L.I., one central scene and thirteen additional smaller scenes around the border, this version inset into a 1925 printed and hand drawn map showing the same town. Center image depicting row of shows including a storefront advertsing "Boots, Shoes, Hardware & Crockery", a "Dry Goods." shop advertising "Paints. Oils. etc."; structure to far right labeled "Lumber, Lime, Lath, Cement"; several pedestrians, horse riders, and carriages along road in foreground; labeled "Hicksville. L.I." along top center, top left signed "Edw. Lange. Artist. Elwood. Suffolk. Co. N.Y.", top right labeled "For Sale By Ernst Liebke. Hicksville. L.I.", labeled along bottom "F. Herzog & Son. Dealers in General Merchandise also lumber, Lime, Lath, Cement, Coal, Fertilizers." Smaller details around border depict various residences and storefronts along roads and thoroughfares, from top left going clockwise labeled: "Residence of Henry Graf. Manufacturer of Gold, Silver, & Aluminum Leaf.", "Residence of Henry Rohrbach.", "Residence of Henry Done.", "Residence of William Braun.", "Residence of E.H. deLanguilette, Notary Public.", "Residence of William Kloenne.", "School House & German Luth. Ev. Church", "Billiards & Livery Stable. Grand Central Hotel. [illegible name] Prop.", "Hicksville Brewery. Wm. Becker", "Agricultural Hall. Exhibition & Fair Ground.", "Catholic Church & Parsonage.", "Charles Voigt & Son. Undertakers. Steam Moulding & Planing Mill.", "Residence & Drug Store of Dr. Edw. G. Rave." (storefront labeled "Union Drug Store. Deutsche Apotheke."). Original medium unknown, likely original watercolors collaged together, photographed, and made into albumen prints.


Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist]


Edward Lange (1846-1912), Hicksville. L.I., Library of Congress, G3804.H5A3 1925 .C5


Signed along top left and right of center images, "Edw. Lange. Artist. Elwood. Suffolk. Co. N.Y.", "For Sale By Ernst Liebke. Hicksville. L.I."

Spatial Coverage

New York; Nassau County; Town of Oyster Bay; Hicksville

Rights Holder

Library of Congress


Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist], “Hicksville. L.I.,” The Art of Edward Lange , accessed July 13, 2024, https://edwardlange.omeka.net/items/show/125.