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Title Statue of Columbus with flag in front of Administration
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date July 10, 1893
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. View of a large arched entrance to a building at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois; in front of the entrance is a statue of Christopher Columbus holding a flag in his left hand and raising a sword with his right hand. The glass plate has a stamped inscription in the lower right corner: "COPYRIGHT 1893 E.A.A." The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Stanley / 35 / 579 / Statue of Columbus with flag / in front of Administration / Fine clear day / W.L. 11.35 am / 60 ft Inst / Monday July 10th / 1893 / Worlds Fair / (3)."
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Earliest Date 1893
Latest Date 1893
Subjects Fairs
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 50.015.5269
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, January 2017.
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