|Title||[Wagonette, V. & C. Ward, and Miss Miller]|
|Object Name||Negative, Glass-plate|
|Photographer||Austen, E. Alice|
|Date||June 11, 1890|
|Collection||Alice Austen Photograph Collection|
Original glass plate negative. Caroline Ward (left) and a woman identified as Miss Miller sit in a four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage pulled by two horses; a driver wearing a suit and top hat is seated in front, holding a whip. Violet Ward stands behind the carriage, holding a parasol or umbrella; a large dog stands in front of her. They are in front of the vine-covered porch of the Ward family home. Identified by the photographer's inscription as "Wagonette, V. & C. Ward, and Miss Miller. Fine clear day. 3 p.m., Wednesday, June 11, 1890."
(Keywords: New York)
|Ownership and History||Maria (known by the nickname Violet) and Caroline Ward lived in a mansion built by their father, General William G. Ward, on Grymes Hill in Staten Island. Violet was a close friend of the photographer Alice Austen.|
Carriages & coaches
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
Ward, Maria E.
Ward, Caroline Constantia
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