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Title [Cooking club girls around table]
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date May 4, 1886
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. Interior view of a room with a cast iron stove and a fireplace at right. Four women, all wearing aprons, sit at a table; Alice Austen is second from left, Julia Marsh is second from right, and Trude Eccleston is at far right.
(Keywords: Posed Group, Self Portrait, New York)
Film Size 6.5x8.5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History Alice Austen, Trude Eccleston, Julia Marsh, and another friend comprised the "Cooking Club," which met in a vacant Staten Island house that was loaned to them and cooked meals from their grandmothers' recipes.
Earliest Date 1886
Latest Date 1886
Subjects Interiors
Kitchens
Group portraits
Friendship
Stoves
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Eccleston, Trude
Lord, Julia (Marsh)
Catalog Number 50.015.6795
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, January 2013.
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