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Title Road, distant Mts, Monument, Jule & donkey
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date August 14, 1890
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. Landscape view with an unpaved road in the center of the image. A small two-wheeled carriage pulled by a donkey is stopped on the road. To the left is a stone wall and farm field. On the right a woman sits on a grassy embankment. In the far distance is an obelisk.
Film Size 6.5x8.5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History The obelisk seen in the distance appears to be the Bennington Battle Monument, which commemorates the Battle of Bennington in 1777. The obelisk it was completed in 1889 and dedicated in 1891.

Earliest Date 1890
Latest Date 1890
Subjects Landscape photographs
Donkeys
Carriages & coaches
Obelisks
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Martin, Julia
Catalog Number 50.015.6981
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 2013.
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