Museum logo

Photo Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Title Gowanus Canal Below Fifteenth Street
Collection Postcard Collection
Photographer Unknown
Image ID V1973.4.497
Click here to order image Image order form.
Date 1910 ca.
Description Postcard showing barges and buildings along the Gowanus Canal in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook. Green one cent stamp with profile of Benjamin Franklin on verso.

Brooklyn Eagle Post Card, Series 32, No. 189. Gowanus Canal Below Fifteenth Street [printed on recto].

Tues. AM. Am feeling fine. Slept all night and haven't had any more of those annoying things. It is seven o'clock, so I must hurry. Don't worry for I'm all right. Am taking the medicine. Dr. Ma [sp] knows just what I need. Hope you all slept well last night, for you all needed it - Love to all, Lara [handwritten on recto]

Miss M.K. Bailey. Greenport, Long Island, N.Y. Box 124 [handwritten on verso].
Place Names Red Hook (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
15th Street (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Gowanus Canal (New York, N.Y.)
Subject Headings Canals
Industrial buildings
Personal and Corporate Names Brooklyn Daily Eagle (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)