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Karl Bitter's Studio, Eldorado Weehawken, NJ

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Unposted color postcard of sculptor Karl Bitter's home and studio atop the Palisades. Far left is the bandstand from Eldorado Amusement Park which was moved to the back of the Meister home (not seen) and cantilevered over the edge of the cliff.…

Studio of Karl Bitter

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Undated newspaper clipping. Caption: This scene atop the Palisades greeted your eye more than 11 years ago if you looked up the Grauert Causeway. On the brink of the cliff you would have seen the unique studio of Karl Bitters, noted sculptor. He was…

Karl Bitter's home and studio in 1916

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Black and white photograph dated 1916 showing sculptor Karl Bitter's home and studio perched atop the Palisades at the site of today's Hamilton Plaza. The Grauert stairs (built in 1915) lead from Boulevard east down to the West Shore Ferry Terminal.…

Sculptor Karl Bitter's Studio - 1910

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Black and white photograph of sculptor Karl Bitter's home and studio as it looked in 1910 (present day Hamilton Park.) Far left is a gazebo (a bandstand from Eldorado) cantilevered over the Palisades. At bottom, a train passes. This photograph is…

Eldorado - The Castle

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Undated photograph from the collection of the Weehawken Historical Commission showing the Castle building of the Eldorado theater and amusement park. The Castle was later used by artist Karl Bitter as his studio.

Karl Bitter in his Studio

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This black and white photo, sent in by Lauren Sherman, shows famed sculptor Karl Bitter (on the stairs) surrounded by some of his works in his Weehawken studio, which was located in what was the Rheinish Castle at Eldorado. The building was on the…

Winter in Weehawken

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Winter in Weehawken, painted by Henry Reuterdahl, who bought Karl Bitter's home and studio after Bitter died. The painting was awarded the Silver Medal in the Panama Pacific International Exposition of 1915. From the collection of the University of…

Along the West Shore RR Weehawken, NJ

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Black and white undivided photo postcard of the Weehawken bluff with railroad tracks running along the bottom. Karl Bitter's home is seen at the top of the Palisades. Postmarked October 24, 1906 from New York, NY

Studio and Residence of Karl Bitter - Highwood Park, Weehawken, N.J.

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Black and white photo postcard of the home and studio of sculptor Karl Bitter on the east side of Boulevard East, part of today's Hamilton Park.

Karl Bitters Studio and Palisades, Weehawken, N. J

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Colored photo photcard of Bitter's atelier on top of cliffs, at center, built on the converted Eldorado castle. To the right was his, at the time, very modern home. At left is the home of the Meister family, and in the foreground, the Hudson.…