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Flushing Public Library

Collection: This image is from the Jacob F. Wieners, Jr. Photographs and is depicted in a glass plate negative, polyester negative, print, and digital image.; Image is part of the Jacob F. Wieners Photographs
Date: ca. 1896; 1891 Material: unknown material on plate glass; safety film; gelatin silver print Dimension: 4 x 5 (glass plate negative); 4 x 5 inches (negative); 8 x 10 inches (print); 400 ppi (digital image)
Creator: Jacob F. Wieners, Jr. Identifier: aql:11941 jfw-000005 jfw-000005.tif

Description: The first library in Queens was organized in 1858 in Flushing on a subscription basis. Incorporated in 1869, it became a free circulation library in 1884. The small sign over the front door reads in part, "Free Library / Open Every Day". In the foreground is a stone horse-watering trough and drinking fountain.

Collection : aql:11775; vital:1

Creator : Jacob F. Wieners, Jr.

Date : ca. 1896; 1891

Summary/Description : The first library in Queens was organized in 1858 in Flushing on a subscription basis. Incorporated in 1869, it became a free circulation library in 1884. The small sign over the front door reads in part, "Free Library / Open Every Day". In the foreground is a stone horse-watering trough and drinking fountain.

Subject : Public libraries; Fountains; Watering troughs

Rights : Copyright holder unknown

Coverage : Main Street at Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, NY Flushing (New York, N.Y.) Queens (New York, N.Y.)

Type : glass plate negative; black and white negative; black and white print; digital image

Format : unknown material on plate glass; safety film; gelatin silver print; 4 x 5 (glass plate negative); 4 x 5 inches (negative); 8 x 10 inches (print); 400 ppi (digital image)

Identifier : aql:11941 jfw-000005 jfw-000005.tif

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Public libraries; Fountains; Watering troughs
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