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Title A cartful
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date May 14, 1889
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative.Two young boys sit in a toy wagon, looking toward the photographer. They are on a lawn, in front of a bush. The word "EXPRESS" is painted on the side of the wagon.
Film Size 6.5x8.5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History This photo shows brothers Bertie and Stanhope Blunt, the eldest sons of Edith (Eccleston) and Albert C. Blunt. Edith was the sister of Alice Austen's long-time friend Trude Eccleston.

According to the book "Alice's World" by Ann Novotny, Alice Austen titled this photo "A Cartful" and submitted it to a photo contest.
Earliest Date 1889
Latest Date 1889
Subjects Children
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Blunt, Albert C. (Jr )
Blunt, Stanhope
Catalog Number 50.015.6569
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, January 2013.
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