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Group of Naturalists on “Salt-Water Day” at Crooke’s Point in Great Kills

K 771

A photograph taken by Howard Henderson Cleaves (1887 - 1981) on July 16, 1914 of a group of naturalists celebrating "Salt Water Day" on Crooke's Point in Great Kills, Staten Island.

Artist: Howard Henderson Cleaves (1887 - 1981)

Medium: Greyscale photographic print

Dates: July 16, 1914

Signature/Inscription: "Salt-water Day" Group; Crooke's Pt. Great Kills, July 16, 1914, Photo by H.H. Cleaves. Menn. [?] The mass of flowers in the foreground is Saponaria officinalis L. = "Bouncing Bet" , "Soapwort"; Back of Photograph

Accession Number: K 771

Credit: From the Collection of Staten Island Museum.

Tags: 20th century, bouncing bet, cleaves, crookes point, flowers, great kills, howard cleaves, naturalists, photograph, salt water day, soapwort