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Staff residences at Ellis Island Abandoned Hospital | Wall Art

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From my perspective, a passionate portrayal of a frozen moment in history emerges - a corner apartment in the Ellis Island public health facility, which once served as a residence for the dedicated medical personnel responsible for the health and welfare of thousands of immigrants every day. This bustling facility, erected between 1910 and 1924, acted as a gateway to new opportunities, processing more than 5,000 optimistic individuals daily.

This print captures the subtle play of sunlight piercing through a large window, casting an ethereal glow upon a lone, ancient chair - the room's only occupant. The crumbling plaster on the walls reveals the bare, century-old brick, a testament to the passage of time, the lives that intersected within these walls, and the dreams that were birthed or broken here.

These remnants of the past now exist as spooky reminders of a bygone era, a stark contrast to the bustling activity that once characterized the island. The floor level is condemned, yet I dared to venture and record the haunting beauty of this historical building's remains.

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© Dan Kosmayer, 2009

Museum Quality Fine Art Prints

Enjoy museum-grade signed prints, free global delivery, and a 30-day satisfaction guarantee. Each fine art print showcases my passion for photography and exceptional quality and is hand-signed in pencil on the reverse side, and includes a certificate of authenticity and a lifetime warranty against fading, with the assurance of a full reimbursement within 30 days if needed.

The fine art prints are of the highest museum quality, printed on acid-free 100% cotton paper with a velvety, subtly textured, warm-tone finish. Archival inks ensure photographs with sharp precision, smooth transitions, deep blacks, intricate details, and vibrant hues.

Please note that frames are not included.


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As the creator, I personally print, sign, and package every print at my studio in Haliburton, Ontario. These prints are then shipped worldwide via Canada Post free of charge. Therefore, delivery times can vary based on location, anywhere from a few days to several weeks.

Additionally, when traveling and shooting on location, orders placed during these periods will be dispatched upon my return. This may result in delivery times extending to several weeks. However, rest assured that the wait for these unique pieces is well worth it!

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