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Title B+W photo of the Blizzard of 1888 at southwest corner of 1st & Bloomfield Sts., 1888.
Object Name Negative, Sheet Film
Catalog Number 2001.137.0005
Collection Hoboken Buildings & Real Estate Collection
Credit Gift of the Hoboken Public Library
Description Black-and-white photo of the Blizzard of 1888 at southwest corner of 1st & Bloomfield Sts., March 1888. Hoboken Public Library Historical Picture Collection no. 12. Black-and-white negative ca. 3" x 4" See photo catalog 2001.137.0006 for a similar view with fewer people in the image. Caption is in image.

HPL Catalog (2001.137.0001) citation under Blizzard of 1888: Southwest corner, 1st & Bloomfield St. (behind City Hall) showing photo gallery and bar. (Donated by Elysian Camera Club [August 1933]).
Major signage includes that of one over the doorway for S. Fichtel, Photograph Gallery and at the bottom right , City Hall Beer Tunnel, Peter Boncelet with another to the right for F. & M. Schaefer Brewing (Co.?) Lager (Beer).

Photographer is not indicated, but it is tentatively attributed to S. Fichtel who is known to have made at least one other photo of this event.
Photographer Fichtel, S.
Place Hoboken
Date 1888-1888
Year Range from 1888
Year Range to 1888
Search Terms S. Fichtel, Photograph Gallery
City Hall Beer Tunnel
Peter Boncelet
Bloomfield St.
First St.
Orig/copy Copy
Film Size 4" x 5"
Caption cropped to image
Imagefile 008\20011370005.JPG
Classification Buildings
Business & Commerce
Bars / Saloons