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Title [Clear Comfort kitchen]
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date ca. 1890-1900
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. Interior view of the kitchen at Clear Comfort, the Austen family home in Rosebank, Staten Island. There is a large cast iron stove in the center of image; at right is a Windsor chair and a table with a checked tablecloth. Items on the stove include a teapot, a coffeepot, and 3 sad irons. The stove has inscription "DEFIANCE / 8" on the front. There is a ceramic bowl on the table; a towel hangs from a towel rack on the wall above the table. At far left is a Dutch door.
(Keywords: New York)
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Earliest Date 1890
Latest Date 1900
Subjects Interiors
Kitchens
Stoves
Houses
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 50.015.5243
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, February 2017.
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