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Title [Britton House ruins]
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date October 22, 1890
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. View of the ruins of a stone house with crumbling walls and a collapsed roof. The house is surrounded by large bare trees; there is a well at left. The building is identified as the Britton House (also known as the Latourette House) on Amboy Road and Clarke Avenue in Oakwood Heights, Staten Island.
(Keywords: New York)
Film Size 6.5x8.5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History This is one of ten Alice Austen photos that were published in the book "Camera Mosaics" in 1894.
Earliest Date 1890
Latest Date 1890
Subjects Houses
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 50.015.6787
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.