|Title||Castor oil bean|
|Object Name||Negative, Glass-plate|
|Photographer||Austen, E. Alice|
|Date||September 1, 1887|
|Collection||Alice Austen Photograph Collection|
Original glass plate negative. Close-up view of a large plant growing at Clear Comfort, the Austen family home in Rosebank, Staten Island. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "155 / Seed. / Castor oil bean / Bright day sun on plant. / 8.10. A.M. / Stop 5. / good 1 sec / Dalh lense / Thursday Sept 1st 1887."
(Keywords: Clifton, New York)
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
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