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A derby-topped gentleman observing the harbor form the observation roof on one wing of the Immigration Station. The gentleman is possibly William Williams, Commissioner of Immigration at Ellis Island form 1902-5 and 1909-13, from whose estate these photographs came. The New York skyline, showing the nearly-completed Woolworth Building tower, is at the left.

Image ID: 416776

A derby-topped gentleman observing the harbor form the observation roof on one wing of the Immigration Station. The gent... ([ca. 1913])

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Image Title

:  A derby-topped gentleman observing the harbor form the observation roof on one wing of the Immigration Station. The gentleman is possibly William Williams, Commissioner of Immigration at Ellis Island form 1902-5 and 1909-13, from whose estate these photographs came. The New York skyline, showing the nearly-completed Woolworth Building tower, is at the left.

Creator

: Levick, Edwin, 1869-1929 -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: Williams, William, 1862-1947 -- Collector

Created Date

: [ca. 1913]

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

: 6 x 8 cm.

Item/Page/Plate

: 27

Notes

: No. 29171.

Source

: Photographs of Ellis Island, 1902-1913.

Source Description

: 21 x 26 cm. or smaller on mounts 24 x 38 cm.

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs

Catalog Call Number

: MFY 95-39

Digital ID

: 416776

Record ID

: 243028

Digital Item Published

: 3-1-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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