|Title||[Mr. Emmons, Kin and horses]|
|Object Name||Negative, Glass-plate|
|Photographer||Austen, E. Alice|
|Date||May 30, 1890|
|Collection||Alice Austen Photograph Collection|
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)
|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.
Carriages & coaches
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
Emmons, John Francis
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