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Title [Portrait of Naughton and Cletus Seaver]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Almstaedt, Isaac
Date ca. 1910
Description Original B&W print on off-white cardboard mount; the mount is enclosed in a paper folder that opens to the left, with a tissue-paper insert between the folder and the photo. Full-length portrait of two boys standing next to each other. Both wear suits with long belted jackets over knickers. They stand in front of a painted backdrop (most likely in the photographer's studio). Printed inscription on the mount below the photo: "ALMSTAEDT / IA [intertwined] / TOMPKINSVILLE. STATEN ISLAND." Handwritten inscription in pen on reverse of the folder: "L - Naughton Seaver / R - Brother / Cletus A Seaver."
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
Print size 6 x 4
Ownership and History Brothers Naughton R. (1902-1980) and Cletus A. (1900-1979) Seaver lived in Dongan Hills, Staten Island.
Earliest Date 1908
Latest Date 1912
Subjects Portrait photographs
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Seaver, Naughton R.
Seaver, Cletus August
Catalog Number PH01.1034
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 2017.
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