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Boarded up office in Ellis Island Abandoned Hospital

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Empty room with a radiator and window in an abandoned room

Within the abandoned hospital on Ellis Island, I came across a hauntingly beautiful scene - a boarded-up office that stood frozen in time. The peeling paint and cracked walls bore witness to the countless stories and lives that once filled these halls. The faded remnants of furniture and equipment hinted at the long-forgotten functions of the space, inviting the viewer to reflect on the passage of time and the impermanence of human endeavors.

The abandoned Ellis Island Immigrant psychiatric hospital. The historic facitity was the first public health hospital in the United States. The hospital was opened in 1902 and operating until 1930.

Ellis Island, located in the Upper New York Bay, was once the busiest immigrant inspection station in the United States. The abandoned hospital complex, now a part of the National Park Service, stands as a testament to the island's rich history and the millions of immigrants who passed through its doors in search of a better life. This photograph captures the eerie beauty and poignant emotions that linger within these hallowed walls.

© Dan Kosmayer, 2019

All images are original and have been taken by Dan Kosmayer.

All my fine art prints are available as limited edition prints ONLY, professionally printed on Hahnemuhle fine art - archival museum grade paper. Each artwork is limited to 50 editions in each size, plus 2 artist proofs, signed and numbered on the reverse of the photograph. And it is also accompanied by a signed Certificate of Authenticity. Print only (unframed).

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