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Title Mrs Meyers, Nan Webb Julia B. & self Messrs Booth, Rawl, Lebrod, Micklesly & Shumann
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date February 22, 1892
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. Interior view with a posed group of four women and five men; some are seated and some are standing. Several people hold teacups; the man at left holds out a serving plate to the woman seated next to him. In the foreground on the right a man lays face down on the floor. Alice Austen is seated on the right; Julia Bredt stands in the back center. Inscription "E.A.A" in the lower left corner. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "No. 262 / Mrs Meyers, Nan Webb Julia B. & self / Messrs Booth, Rawl, Lebrod, Micklesly & Shumann / No gas light, flash / 10 P.M / W.L. / 12 ft / Monday Feb. 22nd / 1892 / Bethlehem."
(Keywords: Posed Group, Self Portrait)
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History Alice Austen took this carefully posed group photo while visiting her friend Julia Bredt in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The Bredt family had previously lived near Alice Austen on Staten Island, but moved to Bethlehem in the 1880s.
Earliest Date 1892
Latest Date 1892
Subjects Friendship
Interiors
Tableaux
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Bredt, Julia
Booth, George Rodney
Catalog Number 50.015.5581
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, December 2016.
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