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Title Self starting for Chicago Punch also
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date July 1, 1893
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. Alice Austen stands in front of the porch of her home, Clear Comfort, in Rosebank, Staten Island. With her left hand she holds the paw of her pug Punch, who is sitting on a chair next to her. In her right hand she holds a coat and an umbrella. On the ground next to her is a small suitcase.
(Keywords: Self Portrait, New York)
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History This photograph shows Alice Austen saying goodbye to her dog Punch before leaving for Chicago to visit the World's Columbian Exposition.
Earliest Date 1893
Latest Date 1893
Subjects Self-portraits
Dogs
Pets
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 50.015.6032
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 2013.
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