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Title [Mr. and Mrs. Blunt and family]
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date November 6, 1888
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. The Blunt family poses outdoors on the brick path in front of a house. Albert C. Blunt (in uniform) stands at left, and Trude Eccleston stands at right. Seated next to Trude is her sister (Albert's wife) Edith (Eccleston) Blunt. The other woman is not identified; she may be a nurse or servant. The children are Albert and Edith's two eldest sons, Albert C. Jr. (nickname Bertie) and Stanhope. A hobbyhorse is on the ground in front of one of the children, and a toy horse-drawn carriage is on the porch. The location may be the Blunt family residence at Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island.
(Keywords: New York)
Film Size 6.5x8.5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Earliest Date 1888.0
Latest Date 1888.0
Subjects Children
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Blunt, Edith (Eccleston)
Eccleston, Trude
Blunt, Albert C.
Blunt, Albert C. (Jr )
Blunt, Stanhope
Catalog Number 50.015.6571
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 2017.
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