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Title [S.I. Ladies Club Finals]
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date October 1, 1892
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. Women play doubles at a Staten Island Ladies' Club tennis tournament on the grounds of the Staten Island Cricket and Baseball Club in Livingston. In the foreground a group of boys, with their backs to the camera, sit on the lawn and watch the match. A crowd of spectators is seated in the background. In the distance is an empty grandstand, and beyond that a church is partially visible. Inscription on the negative sleeve identifies this as the Staten Island Ladies' Club finals on Saturday, October 1, 1892.
(Keywords: New York)
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Earliest Date 1892
Latest Date 1892
Subjects Tennis
Sports
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Roosevelt, Grace
Roosevelt, Ellen
Catalog Number 50.015.5991
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2017.
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