Woodward: Local Postcard Sampling


Amagansett 005

The eclectic architectural style of Dr. Johnson’s residence on Bluff Road in Amagansett.

Bay-Shore-032

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Bay-Shore-025

A rendering on postcard to promote a development in Brightwaters.

Bridgehampton-004

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Bridgehampton-106

A more recent postcard, with rendering provided by the architect of the Bridgehampton Motel.

East-Hampton-026

Residence of Dr. Erdman, showing the unusual bent shingle Cotswold-style roofing.

Eastport-030

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Good-Ground-022

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Good-Ground-021

Canoe Place Inn Ballroom.

Greenport-051

Postcard of a rare modern building in Greenport.

Long-Island-General-017

Cauliflower, a major local crop, being packed for market.

North-Haven-035

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Noyac-011

Circa 1920. Rare color interior view of an establishment in Noyac.

Quogue-073

An early greeting postcard showing four scenes in Quogue.

Riverhead-066

Horse diving at Suffolk County Fair. A generic postcard?

Riverhead-083

The iconic Big Duck in Flanders on a “linen” postcard.

Sag-Harbor-067

Long Wharf, Sag Harbor

Sagaponack-006

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Shelter-Island-049

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Southampton-Card-#-125--Barns-residence

Barnes residence, Gin Lane, on the ocean. Circa 1910. One room remained when the building burned down.

Southampton-card-#-292,-Meadow-Club

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Southampton-card-#-293,-Southampton-Hospital

The original property of Southampton Hospital with summer tents in the backyard. House still stands across from the current hospital location.

Southampton-card-#-1164,-Robinson-Cottage

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Southampton-card-#-1380,-Bold-Adventures

A “linen” postcard that might have been used for greetings from any coastal location.

Southampton-card-#-1500,-Southampton-Main-Street-snowstorm

Circa 1905, including Herrick Hardware.

Southampton-Card-#-1529,-Chief-Bunn

Chief Bunn at the Southampton Pageant, Agawam Park, 1915.

Southampton-Card-089,-J-C--Parrish-res

Residence of J.C. Parrish, Samuel Parrish’s brother, located approximately where the Southampton College gymnasium was built. Photo postcard colored by Eric.

Southampton-Card-364,-Windmill-House

The Wind Mill House on Gin Lane, circa 1907. Photographer: Hess.

Southampton-Card-387,-Hazetma-interior

Photo postcard of private residence in North Sea, 1915. Arts and crafts interior, rustic-style exterior.

Southampton-Card-667,-Bathing-corporation

Bathing Corporation, located at southern end of Lake Agawam, circa 1925.

Southampton-card-688--beach-scene

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Southampton-card-1119---Shinnecock-Inn

Shinnecock Inn, adjacent to the Shinnecock Golf Club, was open for one year before burning down in 1908.  Detail of postcard, hand-colored by Eric.

Southampton-card-1220---Parrish-in-his-museum

Photo postcard of Samuel Parrish in his Museum. Circa 1907.

Springs-001

Circa 1910.

Water-Mill-044

The Seven Ponds Inn was located north of Montauk Highway, just west of Water Mill.

Westhampton-155

A late, shingle-style resort residence. Most likely an early promotional postcard for the construction company.

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A sampling from Eric Woodward’s Postcard Collection, with captions by the architect.

Eric Woodward: www.ericwoodwardarchitect.com

See, also:  “Art of the Region–in the Palm of Your Hand,” by Harold Clark in AAQ’s Collectibles.

www.aaqeastend.com/contents/postcards-art-of-the-region-in-the-palm-of-your-hand/

 

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