Bethlehem Art Gallery (New York, USA) Ceramic Tile of Mount Beacon & The Incline Railway

$ 15.00

A ceramic tile featuring a circa 1911 depiction of Mount Beacon & The Incline Railway.  The tile reads "Mount Beacon was made famous and historic by its signal beacon fires in the War for Independence--they notified Washington and his officers of the moves of the British forces during their occupation of New York.  The Incline Railway opened May 30, 1902--still in operation--the ride and view has thrilled thousands, known as the steepest incline in the world, 2200 ft. long 1200 ft. high. the scene, a Sunday afternoon, Summer 1911."  The back of the tile is covered in protective cork and marked with "Bethlehem Art Gallery Pine and Applied Arts Paintings Prints Newburgh N.Y."  The condition is pristine, with no chips, cracks, scratches, or hint of use.