"The above shows the appearance of Poughkeepsie, as seen from the elevated bank on the west side of the Hudson, a short distance below New Paltz landing. The Hotel at the Steamboat landing, is seen on the extreme right."
(Identified as 319 Main Street on back of photo). Business establishment housing W.J. Noel, "The Tailor", W.C. Hill, "Stock, Bonds & Note Broker", Nesbitt's Oyster Depot, a Barber Shop & Conger "Graining & Kalsomining".