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Title Big Fountain McMonnies
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date July 10, 1893
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. View of the McMonnies fountain at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois, with buildings in the background. Inscription lower right: "COPYRIGHT 1893 E.A.A."
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History Alice Austen copyrighted several of her photographs of the World's Columbian Exposition, suggesting that she may have intended them for publication, but there is no record of her publishing or selling them commercially.
Earliest Date 1893
Latest Date 1893
Subjects Fairs
Fountains
Sculpture
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 50.015.5271
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 2013.
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