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Title Julie Lords house
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date October 16, 1889
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. View of a two-story house behind a wooden fence, as seen from across an unpaved street; the house is partially hidden by trees in bloom. Julia (Marsh) Lord (seen in profile) stands on the porch of the house near the door. A hammock hangs on the porch at right. Another house is next door to the left; it is mostly obscured by trees. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Seed 26 / No. 372 / Julie Lords house / Fine, clear day. / 1 sec 10.30 a.m. / Stop 32 / Perken lense / Wednesday Oct 16th 1889."
(Keywords: New York)
Film Size 6.5x8.5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History Julia (Marsh) Lord was a close friend of photographer Alice Austen, and she appears in a number of Austen photographs. In 1888 Julia married George Osgood Lord, and they resided on Wandel Street (now named Andrease Street) in Clifton, Staten Island, just a short distance from Alice Austen's home, Clear Comfort. Around 1920 they moved to Millburn, New Jersey.
Earliest Date 1889
Latest Date 1889
Subjects Houses
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Lord, Julia (Marsh)
Catalog Number 50.015.6807
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, October 2017.
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