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Title House, Austen family & wheels
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date August 26, 1895
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. Peter and Nellie (Munroe) Austen and their children William Munroe, Elizabeth Patty (Lysbet), and Oswald stand on a wooden sidewalk in front of a two-story house in Bay Head, New Jersey. Each person stands next to a bicycle. Oswald (at left) holds a kitten in his arms. Beach sand is visible in the foreground.

Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History Peter Austen was photographer Alice Austen's uncle. This photo shows Peter and his family vacationing at the Jersey shore.
Earliest Date 1895
Latest Date 1895
Subjects Bicycles & tricycles
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Austen, Peter Townsend
Austen, Nellie (Munroe)
Austen, William Munroe
Austen, Oswald Townsend
Austen, Elizabeth Patty
Catalog Number 50.015.5195
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2013.
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