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Title Parlor at home, fireplace
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date November 14, 1888
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. Interior view of the parlor at Alice Austen's home, Clear Comfort, in Rosebank, Staten Island. The room has a fireplace with ceramic tiles; the mantelpiece holds several lamps and a pair of urns. The lamps are reflected in the mirror above the mantel. Part of an ornately carved table is visible at left. Seashells and other decorative items also appear in the photograph.
(Keywords: New York)
Film Size 6.5x8.5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Earliest Date 1888
Latest Date 1888
Subjects Interiors
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 50.015.6505
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, February 2013.
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