Panorama; Composite; Waterfront; Harbor; Residence; Boat; Sailboat; Marine
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".
Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist]
Edward Lange (1846-1912), Greenport, L.I., n.d., Albumen print, 8.5 x 11 in., Queens Borough Public Library
8.5 x 11 in.
Signed in two places across top, "For Sale by Edw. Lange...Elwood Suff. Co. N.Y."
New York; Suffolk County; Town of Southold; Greenport
Queens Borough Public Library
Lange, Edward (1846-1912) [Artist], “Greenport, L.I.,” The Art of Edward Lange , accessed June 10, 2023, https://edwardlange.omeka.net/items/show/68.