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Title [Jack Eccleston and twins]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date ca. 1896
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W print. Jack Eccleston and two young children (most likely his twins, John Jr. and Marie) pose on a child's wooden wagon on a lawn. John has a mustache and wears glasses; the children wear matching coats with capelets and pointed hoods. At left is the porch of a house; in the background are other houses, a wooden fence, and several bare trees. Location is probably Staten Island.
(Keywords: New York)
Print size 3.750 x 4.5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History John Bowers Eccleston (nickname Jack) was the brother of Alice Austen's friend Trude Eccleston. Jack and Annie Marie (Parmele) Eccleston's twins Marie and John Jr. were born in 1894.
Earliest Date 1895
Latest Date 1897
Subjects Children
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Eccleston, John Bowers (Jack)
Eccleston, Marie Louise
Eccleston, John Bowers (Junior)
Catalog Number 50.015.0352
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 2017.
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