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Title St John's interior, window large
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date January 1, 1894
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W print. Interior view of St. John's Episcopal Church in Rosebank, Staten Island. The church has a large stained glass window above the altar. Gothic arches and palm trees appear on the left and right with the pews. The altar is decorated with flowers. The flowers are also used to form two signs: "1843" and "1893".
(Keywords: Clifton, New York)
Film Size 8x6
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History Dr. John Clarkson Eccleston (1828-1912), rector of St. John’s Church, was the father of Trude Eccleston, a close friend of photographer Alice Austen. The church celebrated its 50th anniversary in 1893.
Earliest Date 1894
Latest Date 1894
Subjects Churches
Episcopal churches
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 50.015.7493
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2015.
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