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Title [Girls' washroom, Hoffman Island]
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date copyright 1901
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. Interior view of a laundry room at the U.S. Quarantine Station on Hoffman Island, off Staten Island, New York. Two women operate a large press, and a third woman folds laundry. Inscription on the negative sleeves identifies this as the Girls' Washroom. A corresponding original print has a copyright date of 1901.
(Keywords: New York City)
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Earliest Date 1896
Latest Date 1901
Subjects Quarantines
Laundries (Rooms & spaces)
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 50.015.5668
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 2017.
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