Port Jefferson, L.I. from E.B. Darling's Shipyard

Port Jefferson, L.I. from E.B. Darling's Shipyard., M1975.738_lowres_cropped.jpg

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Title

Port Jefferson, L.I. from E.B. Darling's Shipyard

Subject

Composite; Albumen; Main Street; Waterscape; Harbor; Storefront; Marine; Shipyard; Wharf; Boat; Sailboat; Steamboat; Panorama; Ship; Business; Brewster, S.S.; Darling, E.B.; Bayles, J.E.; Petit, J.; Randall, S.

Description

Albumen print on thin paper showing collection of scenes in and around Port Jefferson, titled "Port Jefferson, L.I.". Central image depicts a view of the harbor from a shipbuilding dock, steamboat docked in foreground to left, shipbuilding timber in foreground to right; water spread across midground, several ships moored in the harbor; far shore populated by docked ships and a number of structures dotting the coastline and inland area. Two small details positioned at top right and left of the central image, titled "Resid. of Ex Supervisor J.E. Bayles" to left and Resid. of Ex Sheriff S.S. Brewster" to right. Five scenes above central image showing various views around town, depicting buildings and people around them, titled from left to right "The Baptist Church", 'The Dock, Shipyard & Stores", "Hotel Square Port Jefferson, L.I. Presb. Church", "The Port Jefferson Flour Mills", and "The Methodist Church". Eight small scenes along the bottom of the print, central image showing a panorama of Port Jefferson harbor titled "Port Jefferson. from Cedar Hill"; small detail titled "The School House." inset to bottom left corner of this panorama. Bottom left contains three views of "Lower Main Street.", "The New Shoe Factory.", and "Foot of Main Street.". Bottom right contains three views titled "Upper Main Street." and "The California Grove". Print mounted to original cardboard backing.

Creator

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist]

Source

Edward Lange, "Port Jefferson, L.I. from E.B. Darling's Shipyard.," 1886, albumen print mounted on board; M1975.738; Brooklyn Public Library, Center for Brooklyn History.

Date

1886

Type

Print (Photograph)

Identifier

Signed lower left corner of center panorama, "Edw. Lange. Art. Elwood. Suff. Co. N.Y. 1886"

Medium

Albumen print

Spatial Coverage

New York; Suffolk County; Town of Brookhaven; Port Jefferson

Rights Holder

Brooklyn Public Library, Center for Brooklyn History

Citation

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist], “Port Jefferson, L.I. from E.B. Darling's Shipyard,” The Art of Edward Lange , accessed July 14, 2024, https://edwardlange.omeka.net/items/show/136.

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