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Title [Photographing an automobile race]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date ca. 1908
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W print. Alice Austen sits on a wooden fence post; she holds a camera up to her face and looks toward the left side of the photo. Next to her are her friends Guy Loomis and Gertrude Tate, standing next to a parked car. Guy is reading a piece of paper, and Gertrude looks toward the photographer. A small crowd of men are visible in the background, standing against the fence. At left is a road with wire fence along each side. Identified by a previous cataloger as Alice Austen photographing an automobile race on Southfield Boulevard, Staten Island.
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)

Print size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Earliest Date 1908
Latest Date 1910
Subjects Automobile racing
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Tate, Gertrude
Loomis, Guy
Catalog Number 50.015.0410
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, July 2017.
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