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Title Dewar Simons in chair
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date May 14, 1912
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original film negative. Interior view. Charles Dewar Simons III is seated in an upholstered chair, reading a book. His outfit includes a bowtie and short pants; he sits with his right leg crossed over his left knee. Room furnishings include a rug, lamps, a small table, and a vase with flowers.
(Keywords: Twentieth Century)
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History Charles Dewar Simons III (1903-1988) was the son of Alice Austen's friends Jessie (McNamee) Simons and Charles Dewar Simons Jr. The Simons family resided in Dongan Hills, Staten Island.
Earliest Date 1912
Latest Date 1912
Subjects Children
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Simons, Charles Dewar III
Catalog Number 50.015.2810
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, May 2013.
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