|Title||Marjorie, sitting on the big arm chair|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Collection||Coleman Benedict Photograph Collection|
B&W copy print, probably made from the original negative. Marjorie Benedict, daughter of the photographer, sits in an armchair that has been place outdoors on a lawn. She holds a fabric doll. Inscription on the reverse identifies this as "Marjorie, sitting on the big arm chair," photo by Coleman Benedict. Location is not known, but probably Staten Island.
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
|Print size||5 x 7|
|Acquisition||Gift of Grace Benedict Hyland|
|Ownership and History||
This photograph was taken by Coleman Benedict (1874-1932), an amateur photographer. His profession was jeweler, working with his father and other family members at the Benedict Brothers jewelry and clock business that was founded in 1819 by his grandfather, Samuel Ward Benedict. Coleman Benedict's obituary in the New York Times noted that "he was regarded as a gem expert and an experienced clock maker."
Marjorie was born
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, August 2017.|
|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.|