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Title Buildings of Rutgers College Bessie Strong & Rosalie Bogert
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date December 12, 1891
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. Two women (Bessie Strong is at right) stand on a sidewalk in New Brunswick, New Jersey, with the buildings of Rutgers College in the background. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "A&R / 40 / 236 / Buildings of Rutgers College / Bessie Strong & Rosalie Bogert / Fine day / 12N / W.L. 60 ft Inst / Saturday Dec 12th 1891 / New Brunswick."
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History Photographer Alice Austen visited New Brunswick on a number of occasions to visit her uncle, Peter T. Austen, and her friend Bessie Strong, both of whom resided there.
Earliest Date 1891
Latest Date 1891
Subjects Universities & colleges
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Strong, Elisabeth B.
Catalog Number 50.015.5501
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, December 2016.
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