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Title [Portrait of Jacob Hatfield]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Lake, John E.
Date ca. 1870s
Description Original B&W print on dark brown mount (cabinet card). Bust portrait of a man wearing a suit and bowtie. Handwritten name in pen at the bottom of the image: "JACOB HATFIELD." Printed inscription on reverse of mount: "JOHN E. LAKE / PHOTOGRAPHER, / PORT RICHMOND, S.I."
(Keywords: New York)
Print size 5.5 x 4
Acquisition Gift of Margaret Ann Lilius
Ownership and History Jacob Hatfield (1817-1893) was a farmer in Northfield, Staten Island. He and his wife Catherine Elmira Lisk had one son and three daughters. His obituary noted that early in his career, he commanded a schooner and worked primarily for the John Jewett & Sons White Lead Works. At one time he held the office of Highway Commissioner of Northfield.
Earliest Date 1865
Latest Date 1880
Subjects Portrait photographs
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Lake, John E.
Hatfield, Jacob
Catalog Number 92.009.0001
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, July 2017.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.