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Collection Name Butts Family Papers
Title [Portrait photograph of Emma Butts]
Date ca. 1894
Description This is an individual item contained within archival collection MS126.

Portrait photograph, cabinet card format on white mount with rounded corners and gold beveled edges. Bust portrait of Emma Butts of Mariners Harbor, Staten Island. She wears a dress with a high collar, shirred yoke, and puffed sleeves; her hair is drawn back, with curled bangs or fringe over her forehead. Printed inscription on the mount beneath the photo: "THE ROBINSON & ROE / PHOTO STUDIOS, / 152-154 W. 23d St., N. Y. / 298 Fulton Street, B'klyn."
Biography and History Emma Regina Butts (1874-1966), daughter of Mary Catherine Haughwout and Alonzo Butts, lived her entire life in the Butts family home at 219 Union Avenue, Mariners Harbor, Staten Island.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.
Physical Extent 6.5" H x 4.25" W
Acquisition From Emma Butts
Catalog Number 38.012.0009
Object Name Print, Photographic
Archival Description Level Item
Parent Record MS126.000
Subjects Portraits
Portrait photographs
Earliest Date 1892
Latest Date 1898
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Creator Robinson & Roe Photo Studios
Associated People Butts, Emma Regina
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, September 2017.