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Title [Mr. Emmons, Kin and horses]
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date May 30, 1890
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. John Francis Emmons sits in a four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage. To the right his son Kintzing Emmons rides on horseback. The men are in the driveway of their home in Clifton, Staten Island.
(Keywords: New York, Victorian)
Film Size 6.5x8.5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History John Francis Emmons (1829-1902) worked as a stockbroker in Manhattan. He was also active in business on Staten Island, serving as president of the Staten Island Rapid Transit Company and vice president of the First National Bank of Staten Island. He and his wife, Mary Winthrop Cook, and their four children moved to the house seen in this photo in 1886.

Like his father, Kintzing Emmons (1872-1946) also worked as a stockbroker in Manhattan.
Earliest Date 1890
Latest Date 1890
Subjects Horses
Carriages & coaches
Houses
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Emmons, John Francis
Emmons, Kintzing
Catalog Number 50.015.6668
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 2016.
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