|Collection Name||Butts Family Papers|
|Title||[Tintype portrait of Alonzo Butts]|
This is an individual item contained within archival collection MS126.
Tintype portrait, partially hand colored, in white paper frame with red printed border and purple paper cover. Half-length portrait of a man with a mustache; he wears a dark suit with a velvet collar over a white shirt with striped bowtie. He is balding with wavy hair; his cheeks are tinted pink. Handwritten inscription on paper cover: "Alonzo Butts."
|Biography and History||Alonzo Butts (1840-1912), a seaman and oysterman, lived for many years at 219 Union Avenue in Mariners Harbor, Staten Island. He married Mary Catherine Haughwout in 1870, and they had two children, Emma and Ernest.|
|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||4.875" H x 3.25" W (closed)|
|Acquisition||From Emma Butts|
|Archival Description Level||Item|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, September 2017.|