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Title Interior of St John's church from chancel looking at door
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date October 12, 1886
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W print on brown cardboard mount with gold edges. Interior view of St. John's Episcopal Church in Clifton, Staten Island. The church has a large stained glass window above the entryway and Gothic arches above the pews. (A faint reflection of the window can be seen, upside-down, over the right portion of the doorway and some of the pews.) Handwritten inscription on reverse of mount (possibly by Alice Austen): "St. John's Church / Clifton".
(Keywords: New York)
Film Size 6.5x8.5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History Dr. John Clarkson Eccleston (1828-1912), rector of St. John’s Church, was the father of Trude Eccleston, a close friend of photographer Alice Austen.
Earliest Date 1886
Latest Date 1886
Subjects Churches
Episcopal churches
Interiors
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 50.015.7494
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2015.
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