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Title [Collection Storage, Long Island Historical Society Hamilton Building, Court and Joralemon Streets]
Collection Long Island Historical Society photographs
Photographer Unknown
Image ID V1974.031.69
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Date 1872 ca.
Description Interior view of rooms inside the Hamilton Building, located at the intersection of Court Street and Joralemon Street in the neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights [floors in this image match the floors identified in "The Long Island Historical Society, 1863 - 1938: A Record in commemoration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the founding of the Society in 1863" as inside the Hamilton Building]. View of multiple wood and glass display cases, cabinets of taxidermied birds, books, and a bottle collection. Also showing a canoe hanging from the ceiling.

L.I.H.S. original collection of Indian artifacts in the first rooms of the Society. Collection presented as a result of the Brooklyn + L.I. Sanitary Fair of 1864. Collection donated later to the Museum of the Am. Indian and Brooklyn Museum [handwritten on verso]

From the collections of the Long Island Historical Society [stamped on verso].

Place Names Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn Heights (New York, N.Y.)
Court Street (New York, N.Y.)
Joralemon Street (New York, N.Y.)
Subject Headings Display cases
Books
Canoes
Chairs
Taxidermy
Archives
Personal and Corporate Names Brooklyn Historical Society (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y)
Long Island Historical Society
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