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Title Sunday School Class Punch
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date November 29, 1885
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. A group of seven girls sit and stand on a lawn; the location is probably Clear Comfort, the Austen family home in Rosebank, Staten Island. There are bare trees in the background. The girls wear dresses, hats, and coats. To the left of the group is Alice Austen's pug Punch. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Sunday School Class / Punch." A related photograph showing the same group of girls in the same clothing is dated November 29, 1885.
(Keywords: New York)
Film Size 5x8
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Earliest Date 1885
Latest Date 1885
Subjects Children
Group portraits
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 50.015.6451
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 2017.
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