|Title||Mrs Snively, buckboard & boys|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Photographer||Austen, E. Alice|
|Date||August 28, 1890|
|Collection||Alice Austen Photograph Collection|
Original B&W print. Mrs. Snively and her sons are seated in a four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage on a lawn in Bennington, Vermont. In the background is a two story house, with two women watching from the doorway. The photographer's initials "E.A.A." are inscribed in the lower left corner.
|Print size||6 x 8.250|
|Ownership and History||The woman identified only as Mrs. Snively in a number of Alice Austen photographs is Eliza M. Snively. Eliza married Rev. Thaddeus A. Snively in 1878, but newspapers reported they separated in June 1891, and in October 1892 she filed for divorce "on the ground of intolerable severity" and requested permanent custody of their two sons. One of the newspaper articles noted "Mr. and Mrs. Snively have had their summer residence at Bennington for a number of years, and she is now living at that place."|
Carriages & coaches
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
Snively, Eliza M.
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