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Title [Alice Cornell Austen at Clear Comfort]
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date ca. 1892-1900
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. Alice Cornell Austen, mother of photographer Alice Austen, sits in a chair on the lawn next to the porch of Clear Comfort, the Austen family home in Rosebank, Staten Island. She wears a dark color blouse that is full in the upper sleeves, and a light color skirt with a belt. In the background are bare trees; there is a rocking chair on the porch.
(Keywords: New York)
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Earliest Date 1892
Latest Date 1900
Subjects Family
Houses
Porches
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Austen, Alice Cornell
Catalog Number 50.015.5428
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, September 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.