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Title [Julia Martin, Julia Bredt and self dressed up, sitting down]
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date October 15, 1891
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. Alice Austen (standing at left), Julia Martin, and Julia Bredt dressed as men, with mustaches. Part of a house is visible at right.
(Keywords: Self Portrait, New York)
Film Size 6.5x8.5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History Alice Austen and her friends dressed up as men "just for fun," as Alice commented when viewing this photo years later.
Earliest Date 1891
Latest Date 1891
Subjects Friendship
Costumes
Cross-dressing
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Bredt, Julia
Martin, Julia
Catalog Number 50.015.6610
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, January 2013.
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