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Title Mr. Gregg at our house standing
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date August 9, 1891
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. A man stands facing the camera on the lawn at Clear Comfort, the Austen family home in Rosebank, Staten Island. He wears a suit and holds a cane in his right hand and a hat in his left hand. Behind him are trees and plants in bloom. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Stanley / 35 / 159 / Mr. Gregg at our house standing / Fine day, failing light / W.L. / 5.45 P.M / 10 ft / Inst / Sunday August 9th / 1891."
(Keywords: New York)
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History "Mr. Gregg" could be Charles or Clarence Gregg of Port Richmond, Staten Island. The brothers founded Gregg's Hardware store on Richmond Avenue in 1888.
Earliest Date 1891
Latest Date 1891
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Gregg, Clarence R.
Gregg, Charles N.
Catalog Number 50.015.5466
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, February 2017.
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