Hastings-on-Hudson in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Carl Brandt, Portrait Painter / Carl Brandt, Pintor de Retratos
Hastings-on-Hudson, New York
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The German-born painter Carl Brandt (1831-1905) came to Hastings in the 1860s and settled in this Greek revival house on the western edge of the Chrystie estate. The man in the rocking char of this circa 1900 photograph may be Brandt, who spent his last years commuting between Hastings and Savannah, Georgia, where he directed the Telfair Academy. Inset: Gus Wagner, Warburton Avenue news dealer and bicycle repairman, poses in his sleigh in front of the house around 1905.
El pintor Carl Brandt, de procedencia alemana (1831-1905), vino a Hastings en la década de 1860s y se estableció en esta casa de estillo neoclásico en el extremo oeste de la hacienda Chrystie. El hombre en la silla mededora en esta fotografía hacia 1900 puede ser Brandt, quien pasó sus últimos años viajando entre Hastings y Savannah, Georgia, en donde dirigía la Academia Telfair. Recuado: Gus Wagner, distribuidor de periódicos en la Avenida Warburton y reparador de bicicletas, posa en su trineo en frente de la casa, c. 1905.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Communications • Education • Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the The Museum in the Streets®: Hastings-on-Hudson, New York series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
Location. 40° 59.723′ N, 73° 52.929′ W. Marker is in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is on Warburton Avenue just south of Spring Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 555 Warburton Ave, Hastings on Hudson NY 10706, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Protection Engine Company No. 1 / La Primera Estacion de Bomberos (within shouting distance of this marker); Protection Engine Company No. 1 (within shouting distance of this marker); A Movie Theater and a Diner / Un Cinema y Un Restaurante (within shouting distance of this marker); Warburton Avenue / Avenida Warburton (within shouting distance of this marker); Boulanger Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hastings-on-Hudson.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 13, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 62 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 13, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.