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Title Group in bathing costumes
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date September 17, 1885
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. Alice Austen (at far left) poses in a bathing suit with her friends Trude Eccleston, Julia Marsh (left to right), and two unidentified women. They stand on the grounds of the Austen house, Clear Comfort, in Rosebank, Staten Island. The distinctive entrance gate to the property is visible in the background at right.
(Keywords: Self Portrait, New York)
Film Size 5x8
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Earliest Date 1885
Latest Date 1885
Subjects Bathing suits
Sport clothes
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Eccleston, Trude
Lord, Julia (Marsh)
Catalog Number 50.015.6459
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, January 2013.
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