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Title [Alfred Cutting house]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date ca. 1900-1905
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print on brown cardboard mount. Diagonal front and side view of a 2-story wood frame house with a raised basement. The house is surrounded by bare trees. A man, a woman, and a teenage girl pose in front of the house, all looking toward the camera. Handwritten inscription in ink on reverse: "Stephen Cutting." Identified as the Alfred Cutting house in Woodrow, Staten Island (the location could also be considered Rossville).
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
Print size 4.750 x 7.750
Acquisition Gift of Stephen Cutting
Ownership and History The young woman at right is identified in another photograph as Gertrude Cutting. The man and woman in this photograph are likely her grandparents, Alfred and Mary Ann Cutting; in the 1900 census, Gertrude (age 14) and her brother Stephen (age 15) lived with their grandparents.
Earliest Date 1891
Latest Date 9001
Subjects Houses
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Cutting, Alfred
Cutting, Gertrude E.
Catalog Number 50.025.0001
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, July 2017.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.