|Collection Name||Butts Family Papers|
|Title||[Portrait photograph of Alonzo Butts]|
This is an individual item contained within archival collection MS126.
Portrait photograph, cabinet card format on cream mount with green printed border and rounded corners. Bust portrait of Alonzo Butts of Mariners Harbor, Staten Island. He wears a dark suit with windowpane checks over a white shirt with dark necktie. Printed inscription in green on the mount below the photo: "Lake / Richmond Terrace, / Port Richmond, S. I."
|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||6.5" H x 4.25" W|
|Acquisition||From Emma Butts|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Archival Description Level||Item|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
|Creator||Lake, John E.|
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, September 2017.|