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Title Castor oil bean
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date September 1, 1887
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description 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)
Film Size 6.5x8.5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Earliest Date 1887
Latest Date 1887
Subjects Houses
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 50.015.6540
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2016.
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