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Title First Night at Fair Point
Photographer Unknown
Catalog Number 2006.01.04.h
Description First Night at Fair Point. Before 1886.
B&W print photo, 5 x 8" mounted on mat board, showing stereoscopic view of a large group posing at Palestine Park. Note the string of lanterns extending along the shoreline. An earlier building is visible where the Pier Building will be built (1886.) To the left of the building a small gazebo is visible.

Notation on back: Fairpoint Boatlanding (sic.) Before 1886-The display of lanterns might be there for the celebration of first night. Palestine.
Decade 187/188
Collection Chautauqua Institution Photographic Collection
Search Terms Buildings
Chautauqua Lake
Men
Women
Children
Crowds
Fair Point
Old First Night
Hedges (Plants)
Lakes
Palestine Park
Trees
Object Name Print, Photographic (b&w)
Classification Architecture
Buildings
Exteriors
People
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Print size 5 x 8"
Place Fair Point
Studio Unknown
Copyright Public Domain
Date Before 1886