Greenport. L.I. from Prospect Hill. (Shelter Island)

Greenport. L.I. from Prospect Hill, M1975.741_lowres_cropped.jpg

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Title

Greenport. L.I. from Prospect Hill. (Shelter Island)

Subject

Panorama; Composite; Waterfront; Harbor; Residence; Boat; Sailboat; Marine

Description

Albumen print on thin paper depicting a panoramic view of Greenport, L.I. from the top of Prospect Hill, surrounded by ten details of community buildings and scenes around the harbor. Center image shows clustered pedestrians and carriages gathered in the drive on top of Prospect Hill, next to a residence or inn overlooking the water to the left; sailboats traveling through the water below; in the distance, the town of Greenport stretches back to the horizon line; some indication of highlighted clouds in the sky above. Bottom row of five details, from left to right, depict "The Presbyterian Church", "The Baptist Church", "The New School House", "The Universal Church", and "The Catholic Church"; each is a view of the architectural structure from an oblique perspective, with several trees and pedestrians dotting the foregrounds. The top row of five details, from left to right, depict "The Methodist Church", "Fishing Steamers", "Greenport from the Water", "On Peconic Bacy", and "The German Luth. Church".

Creator

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist]

Source

Edward Lange, "Greenport. L.I. from Prospect Hill. (Shelter Island)," circa 1880, albumen print mounted on board; M1975.741; Brooklyn Public Library, Center for Brooklyn History.

Type

Print (Photograph)

Identifier

Signed in two places across top, "For Sale by Edw. Lange...Elwood Suff. Co. N.Y."

Medium

Albumen print

Spatial Coverage

New York; Suffolk County; Town of Southold; Town of Shelter Island; Greenport; Shelter Island

Rights Holder

Brooklyn Public Library, Center for Brooklyn History

Citation

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist], “Greenport. L.I. from Prospect Hill. (Shelter Island),” The Art of Edward Lange , accessed June 19, 2024, https://edwardlange.omeka.net/items/show/140.

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