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Title [Horse-drawn carriage at Vanderbilt mausoleum]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date May 31, 1910
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original B&W film negative. View of a horse-drawn carriage with four horses stopped in front of the Vanderbilt Mausoleum in the Moravian Cemetery in New Dorp, Staten Island. Two men and two women are passengers in the carriage; a driver sits up front. A coachman stands in front of the horses, holding the bridle of one horse. A man and several women stand on the steps of the mausoleum. This is part of a group of photos showing a picnic on May 31, 1910.
(Keywords: New York City, Early Twentieth Century)
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Earliest Date 1910
Latest Date 1910
Subjects Carriages & coaches
Tombs & sepulchral monuments
Cemeteries
Picnics
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 50.015.5042
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 2017.
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