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Title Mr Richards, Lou, & baby in carriage
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date May 7, 1893
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. Frank and Mary Louisa (Alexander) Richards stand on either side of their infant son Junius in a wicker baby carriage; they are in front of a house with a balcony. Inscription "E.A.A" in lower left corner. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Stanley / 35 / No. 547 / Mr Richards, Lou, & baby in carriage / Fine day - sun out / W.L. / 2.30 PM / 12 ft / Inst slow / Sunday May 7th 1893 / Cambridge."
(Keywords: Massachusetts)
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History Mary Louisa Alexander was a friend of photographer Alice Austen. She married Frank Richards in November 1891, and their first child, Junius Alexander, was born in 1892. The family lived in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Earliest Date 1893
Latest Date 1893
Subjects Children
Baby carriages
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Richards, Mary Louisa (Alexander)
Richards, Reuben Francis
Richards, Junius Alexander
Catalog Number 50.015.5482
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, October 2016.
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