Ocean View Hotel from the Old Harbor

Ocean View Hotel from the Old Harbor

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Description (Brief)
black and white stereograph mounted on buff colored cardstock; photograph by H. Q. Morton; printed on verso "H. Q. Morton, Photographer, 75 Westminster Street, Providence, R.I. / Block Island Views" along with list of 59 available views; view of the Ocean View Hotel from rocky jetty protecting Old Harbor of New Shoreham on Block Island; rocky jetty extending from foreground at left to background at center, water on both sides of jetty; in background at left, large two level hotel with cupola in the center of the roofline; on right in background, multple buildings and homes of a small town
Object Name
date made
ca 1872
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Block Island
associated place
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 4 in x 7 in; 10.16 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
nonaccession number
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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