(n. p.): (1881). 1st edition. Broadside, printed recto only. Large engraving by William R. Fish of Boston of the hotel and grounds. Caption reads: "Note: The Manager very reluctantly issues this Picture of Oakland Beach, it is so unlike pictures generally in flattering a place, for in this case instead of flattering, justice is not rendered". 13-1/4" x 12-1/4". Light wear to paper, slight staining. Nevertheless, a VG exmple. Item #39318
"The Hotel is nearly new, Elegantly furnished, has unusually large, airy rooms, each room with Spacious Hanging Closet, Lighted with Gas, has Steam Heat, so that in case of cold storms, its patrons are made comfortable, Modern Improvements, a Lovely View of Ocean, Fine Bathing, Boating and Fishing, a beautiful Lake of Fresh Water, 125 Acres, mostly Lawn, with Concrete Walks, Large Grove of Fine Old Oaks. Steamboat Connections to Various Points. Warwick & Oakland Beach R. R. terminates on the grounds, connecting with Stonington Steamboats, and Shore Line Trains from Grand Central Depot, New York". -Elias Hotchkiss, Manager (For 10 Years Proprietor of St. James Hotel, N. Y. City).
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