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Title [Charles G. Stiles at age 8]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date 1889-1890
Description Original B&W print (now sepia tone). Photo of a boy seated in a child's rocking chair, reading a book. He is wearing a jacket and a plaid skirt with stockings and ankle-high shoes. He is indoors, in a room with a carpeted floor. The photo is irregularly shaped; it has been cut out of a larger photo and glued to a cardboard backing.
Print size 3 x 1.875
Acquisition Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Stiles
Ownership and History Charles Gowdy Stiles (1881-1965) grew up in Troy, New York. He resided on Staten Island from 1909, where he worked as a dental surgeon. He and his wife Florence Lucille (Kennedy) had three children.
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Earliest Date 1889
Latest Date 1890
Subjects Children
Reading
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Stiles, Charles Gowdy
Catalog Number 59.001.0003
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2015.
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.