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Riesenburger's Hotel

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. 1905; 1900 Material: unknown material on plate glass; safety film; gelatin silver print Dimension: 5 x 7 (glass plate negative); 4 x 5 (negative); 8 x 10 inches (print); 400 ppi (digital image)
Creator: Jacob F. Wieners, Jr. Identifier: aql:12249 jfw-000144 jfw-000144.tif

Description: Eight men and women pose in front of Riesenburger's Hotel. Signs advertising George Ehret's Extra beer run along the edge of the porch roof. Above the sign reading "Riesenburgers Hotel" is a six-pointed star with the monogram "GE" in its center. This is known as the "brewer's star," and it was used in the logos of many 19th and early 20th century brewers. Attached to the lower edge of the porch roof, to either side of the hotel sign, can also be seen street signs with the original street names: "1st Ave." at left, and "1st St." at right. Note electric street light hanging over the intersection, upper right.

Collection : aql:11775; vital:1

Creator : Jacob F. Wieners, Jr.

Date : ca. 1905; 1900

Summary/Description : Eight men and women pose in front of Riesenburger's Hotel. Signs advertising George Ehret's Extra beer run along the edge of the porch roof. Above the sign reading "Riesenburgers Hotel" is a six-pointed star with the monogram "GE" in its center. This is known as the "brewer's star," and it was used in the logos of many 19th and early 20th century brewers. Attached to the lower edge of the porch roof, to either side of the hotel sign, can also be seen street signs with the original street names: "1st Ave." at left, and "1st St." at right. Note electric street light hanging over the intersection, upper right.

Subject : Hotels; Streets

Rights : Copyright holder unknown

Coverage : 1st Avenue (now 14th Avenue) at 1st Street (now 110th Street), College Point, NY College Point (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; 5 x 7 (glass plate negative); 4 x 5 (negative); 8 x 10 inches (print); 400 ppi (digital image)

Identifier : aql:12249 jfw-000144 jfw-000144.tif

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