|Title||Chalet & view from Mt. Rest House, C. Barton & Trude|
|Object Name||Negative, Glass-plate|
|Photographer||Austen, E. Alice|
|Date||August 19, 1896|
|Collection||Alice Austen Photograph Collection|
|Description||Original glass plate negative. Charles Barton and Trude Eccleston sit in a gazebo with a pointed thatched roof; a sweeping landscape with mountains is in the distance. Trude is seen from the back; Charles is seated on the opposite side of the gazebo, facing her.|
|Film Size||4 x 5|
|Ownership and History||
Trude Eccleston, a close friend of photographer Alice Austen, is seated in the gazebo with her future husband, Charles Barton. Trude and Charles married in 1900.
This photo provides a sweeping view of the area around Lake Mohonk, New York, a popular resort area. The Eccleston family's vacation to the area was reported in the "Personal Notes" column of the Richmond County Advance newspaper on August 8, 1896: "Rev. Dr. and Mrs. J.C. Eccleston and family are spending the month of August at 'Mountain Rest,' near Lake Mohonk."
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
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