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Billopp House, erected 1868, Tottenville, N.Y.

WTD 3029

A postcard, published by Thomas L. Moritz, with a photograph of the Conference House (also sometimes called the Billopp House) which is located in Conference House Park at the end of Hylan Boulevard in Tottenville, Staten Island.  There looks to be a man and a dog on the front porch, facing the photographer.  There is also a man in a hat in profile on the right side of the photograph. The photograph negative is included.

Medium: Postcard

Dates: c. 1915

Dimensions: 3.5" H x 5.5" W

Signature/Inscription: Front: Billopp House, erected 1668, Tottenville, N.Y., the oldest house on Staten Island.; Reverse: Billopp did not get his grant until 1676. Wrote 1.19.15 Dear Mr. Hine- The address of Mrs. Caroline V. Wright is Merscreau Ave, Port Richmond. I hope the Antiquarian Society shall some time acquire the Billopp House. Very Truly Laura B. Yelnia [Undecipherable] Mr. C.J. Hine Serpentine Road, Grymes Hill S.I. Stapleton P.O. Published by Thomas L. Moritz.

Accession Number: WTD 3029

Credit: Gift of William T. Davis

Tags: 20th century, antiquarian society, billopp house, c.j. hine, caroline v. wright, conference house, conference house park, dog, house, hylan boulevard, laura b. yelnia, postcard, thomas l. moritz, tottenville, william t. davis postcard collection