Bay View House

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Title

Bay View House

Subject

Hotel; Tourism; Main Street; Carriage; LIRR; Hobbs, G.F.

Description

Watercolor, gouache, and India ink on paper showing a view of the Bay View House in Oyster Bay. Foreground comprised of wide dirt road with multiple carriages traveling along carrying people and luggage. Midground shows Bay View house o the far right behind a flagpole, a three-and-a-half story hotel with extensions stretching out the back marked "Livery", property surrounded by grass lawn with single tree plantings; midground to left shows another road traveling to intersect with the main road, three house-drawn carriages traveling along carrying passengers. Background to far left shows an LIRR train traveling along a track towards a station; view of Oyster Bay Harbor extends out beyond the tracks; sky above painted light blue with several clouds drawn in with thin ink lines. Labeled on top, "Bay View House, G.F. Hobbs, Propr. E. Cor. Maxwell Av. & Main Street, Oyster Bay, L.I.", likely made as a template for a photoengraving.

Creator

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist]

Source

Edward Lange, "Bay View House", n.d., Watercolor, gouache, and India ink on paper, 4 x 9 in., Oyster Bay Historical Society

Format

4 x 9 in.

Type

Painting

Identifier

Signed lower right corner, "Edw. Lange. Art. Elwood. L.I."

Medium

Watercolor, gouache, and India ink on paper

Spatial Coverage

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

Rights Holder

Oyster Bay Historical Society

Citation

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist], “Bay View House,” The Art of Edward Lange , accessed February 7, 2023, https://edwardlange.omeka.net/items/show/162.

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