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Title Grandpa on ladder
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date May 4, 1891
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. John Haggerty Austen stands on a ladder and prunes vines above the porch of Clear Comfort, the Austen family home in Rosebank, Staten Island.
(Keywords: New York)
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History John Haggerty Austen (1811-1894) was the grandfather of photographer Alice Austen. He worked for many years in the auctioneering business founded by his father, specializing in "dry goods."
Earliest Date 1891
Latest Date 1891
Subjects Grandparents
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Austen, John Haggerty
Catalog Number 50.015.5418
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, August 2013.
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