SKU: P00167 Category:


Description: This Theodore Gubelman photograph shows the magnificent Hotel Kaaterskill (1881-1924). The palatial hotel stood at the summit of South Mountain in the Catskill Mountain range in upstate New York. It could host up to 1,200 guests and was an extremely popular destination for New York City dwellers as well as visitors from foreign cities. Two presidents, Ulysses S. Grant and Chester A. Arthur, spent time at the Hotel Kaaterskill. Unfortunately, the hotel burned down in September, 1924 when soap-making employees accidentally started a fire.

4 5/8″ x 8″ on a 5 1/4″ x 8 1/2″ stiff card mount. “Hotel Kaaterskill” is printed in the negative along the bottom edge, as well as “Gubelman 533 Jersey, City N.J.” at the bottom right corner. Item# P00167

Condition: Small spot in sky area at upper right, otherwise very good condition with  good contrast and resolution.