Sag Harbor. L.I.

Sag Harbor. L.I., M1975.743.1_lowres_cropped.jpg

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Title

Sag Harbor. L.I.

Subject

Harbor; Collage; Panorama; Business; Factory; Marine; Waterscape; Boat; Sailboat; Composite; Wiggins, D.B.

Description

Albumen print on thin paper depicting multiple views of Sag Harbor and several major buildings. Center image is a panoramic view of Sag Harbor from across the water, two men pulling a boat ashore in foreground to right, several additional sailboats moving across harbor, tree on right side, wharves and town visible in the midground and background, large steamship docked to far left, sky dappled with clouds, titled at bottom in white pigment "Sag Harbor". Five images line the bottom of the print; far left is sketch of The Whaler's Church (Presbyterian) with steeple intact, to its right is a view of the Episcopal Church, center image titled "The Watch Case Factory" and depicts a three-story factory building with mansard roofing located on the corner of a large intersection, to its right is a sketch depicting the "Union School" with signage labeled "D.B. Wiggins || Tuckers", and to the far right is a view of the Methodist Church. Five additional images line the top similarly depicting buildings around town, labeled "Catholic Church & School", "Baptist Church", "Masonic Hall", "An Old House", "Convent of the Sacred Heart".

Creator

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist]

Source

Edward Lange, "Sag Harbor. L.I.," circa 1880, albumen print mounted on board; M1975.743.1; Brooklyn Public Library, Center for Brooklyn History. [board cropped]

Date

ca. 1884

Type

Print (Photograph)

Identifier

Signed lower right corner of center picture, "Edw. Lange. Artist. Elwood Suffolk Co. N.Y."

Medium

Albumen print

Spatial Coverage

New York; Suffolk County; Town of Southhampton; Town of East Hampton; Sag Harbor

Rights Holder

Brooklyn Public Library, Center for Brooklyn History

Citation

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist], “Sag Harbor. L.I.,” The Art of Edward Lange , accessed May 19, 2024, https://edwardlange.omeka.net/items/show/137.

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