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Title Group on tennis ground
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date August 5, 1886
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. A group of men and women pose on a lawn with tennis racquets. Alice Austen and her pug Punch are at far left, and Alice's friend Bessie Strong is seated in the center. The photo cable that Alice used to snap the photo is visible on the ground at her feet, partially concealed by a tennis racquet.
(Keywords: Posed Group, Self Portrait, Fashion, New York)
Film Size 6.5x8.5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Earliest Date 1886
Latest Date 1886
Subjects Tennis
Sports
Group portraits
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Strong, Elisabeth B.
Dix, Samuel M.
Barton, Charles
Lord, Julia (Marsh)
Bourne, Isabella (McKean)
Catalog Number 50.015.6707
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, January 2013.
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