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Title Our room wardrobe
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date November 28, 1898
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. Interior view of a bedroom at Clear Comfort, the Austen family home in Rosebank, Staten Island. Furnishings include a bed with a metal frame, a small table with a tablecloth, a wicker chair, an etagere, and a wardrobe. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription (the inscription refers to this negative and also to negative 50.015.5241): "1278 & 1279 / Seed / 27 / Our room wardrobe / 1 m 55 secs 15 ft 3.45 PM / Medium light, flashed / light with looking glass / No 1279 / Corner bookcase & mantelpiece / 2 m 5 secs 4 P.M. 25 ft / Monday Nov 28th 1898 / W.L."
(Keywords: New York City)
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Earliest Date 1898
Latest Date 1898
Subjects Bedrooms
Houses
Interiors
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 50.015.5257
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, February 2017.
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