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Lockman House Richmond Rd. S.I.

WTD 3022

A postcard with a photograph, taken by Percy Loomis Sperr, of the Lakeman-Cortelyou-Taylor House (titled "Lockman House" in this postcard) which is located at 2286 Richmond Road in New Dorp, Staten Island.  The original section of the house was built by Abraham Lakeman in 1680.  Many additions have been made to the house over the years.  The house was bought by the Kirchoffer family, founders of Moravian Florist, in 1928.  They have used the house for their business since then.  The building was restored in the 2000's.

Artist: Percy Loomis Sperr (1889 - 1964)

Medium: Postcard

Dates: 1924

Dimensions: 3.5" H x 5.5" W

Signature/Inscription: Front: Lockman House Richmond Rd. S.I.; Reverse: P.L. Sperr, 1924 April 3, 1680- Peter Rakeman. 1780 Aaron Cortelyou. 1850 map E. Taylor. 1872 map S. Barton.

Accession Number: WTD 3022

Credit: Gift of William T. Davis

Tags: 20th century, abraham lakeman, house, kirchoffer, lakeman-cortelyou-taylor house, lockman house, moravian florist, new dorp, percy loomis sperr, postcard, richmond road, william t. davis postcard collection