Horses Home Stock Farm, East Williston. L.I. N.Y.

Horses Home Stock Farm, East Williston, L.I. N.Y., Preservation Long Island, 2001.3.jpg

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Title

Horses Home Stock Farm, East Williston. L.I. N.Y.

Subject

Farm; Horses; Field; Barn; Business; Willis, Samuel; Willis, H.S.

Description

Etching on cardstock depicting Lange's view of Horses Home Stock Farm in East Williston, NY. Foreground contains three fields separated by split rail fencing, each with several horses grazing or running. Road cuts horizontally though midground, beyond which lies a collection of buildings; far left appears to depict two-story farmhouse with outbuildings, center depicts large barn with multiple extensions and more horses in front inside paddocks tended to by farmhands, far right shows train arriving at a local station with windmill powered water pump next to outbuildings. Titled "Horses Home Stock Farm East Williston. L.I. N.Y." with additional printed text below the image specifying Samuel Willis as original founder of the business in 1857 and H.M. Willis as its current proprietor. Advertising text printed on verso.

Creator

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist]

Source

Edward Lange (1846-1912). Horses Home Stock Farm, East Williston. L.I. N.Y., n.d.. Etching on cardstock, 3.5 x 6.1875 in. (unframed). Preservation Long Island purchase, 2001.3

Format

3.5 x 6.1875 in. (unframed)

Type

Print (Etching)

Identifier

Signed lower right corner, "Edw. Lange. Art. Elwood. L.I. Suff. Co. N.Y."

Medium

Etching on cardstock

Spatial Coverage

New York; Nassau County; Town of Hempstead; East Williston

Rights Holder

Preservation Long Island purchase, 2001.3

Citation

Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist], “Horses Home Stock Farm, East Williston. L.I. N.Y.,” The Art of Edward Lange , accessed July 14, 2024, https://edwardlange.omeka.net/items/show/24.

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