Circa 1920 Photograph Album St. Mary's School for Girls Mt. St. Gabriel Peekskill New York
(Americana - Photographic History - 20th Century - New York - Peekskill - St. Mary's School for Girls)

Mt. St. Gabriel Peekskill New : Not Published, 1920. F Photograph album of 108 black and white candid snapshot images of this exclusive girls school located in Peekskill NY at Mt. St. Gabriel. Identifications handwritten in white ink on the album leaves, most of which has worn away. 96 of the photos are mounted 4 to a page loosely inserted in their 'window' mounts; the balance are loosely laid-in. Images about 2 3/4" x 4 1/2" and portray the daily activities of the female school attendees including boating trips on the Hudson, gym and outdoor antics, school events - communion ceremonies,"Turkish" wedding costume party, the architecture of the school, including new buildings being added to the venue. Not dated; circa 1920s. Previous owner name of Mary Frances Sanborn on the front endpaper. Album pages approx. 7 1/2" x 11 1/4" size; only the top cover present, detached. The photographs in very good condition overall, mostly very sharply-taken and with very clear details. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 25648)


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