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Title Boathouse & shore
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date October 31, 1885
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. View of a rocky shoreline in the foreground; the boathouse of the Clifton Boat Club is in the distance, along the shore of New York Harbor. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "13 / Boathouse & shore / Cap off & on quickly / sunlight / Oct 31st 1885 / 10.20 A.M."
(Keywords: New York)
Film Size 5x8
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History The boathouse of the Clifton Boat Club was located on the Staten Island shoreline just north of the Austen family's home.
Earliest Date 1885
Latest Date 1885
Subjects Boat clubs
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 50.015.6471
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, July 2017.
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