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Title Twins alone
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date March 4, 1895
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. Two infants in long dresses lay together in front of an Asian style folding screen. Their mother, Annie Marie (Parmele) Eccleston, leans into the image at right to place her hand behind one of the infants.
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History Annie Marie Parmele married John Bowers Eccleston in October 1891. Here she poses with their infant twins, Marie L. and John Jr., born in November 1894.
Earliest Date 1895
Latest Date 1895
Subjects Children
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Eccleston, Marie (Parmele)
Eccleston, John Bowers (Junior)
Eccleston, Marie Louise
Catalog Number 50.015.5521
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, December 2013.
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