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Title [Portrait of Eliza Hilah Lake]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Lake, John E.
Date ca. 1886
Description Original B&W print on brown cardboard mount. Portrait of a girl seated on a wooden rail fence with a painted backdrop behind her. She wears a dark color dress and she holds a branch with leaves in her right hand. She appears to be about 12 years of age. Printed inscription on reverse of mount: "JOHN E. LAKE, / PHOTOGRAPHER, / PORT RICHMOND, S.I." Handwritten inscription in pen on reverse: "Eliza Lake."
(Keywords: New York)
Print size 5.5 x 3.625
Ownership and History Eliza Hilah Lake (1874-1938) was the daughter of photographer John E. Lake.
Earliest Date 1884
Latest Date 1888
Subjects Portrait photographs
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Lake, Eliza Hilah
Catalog Number PH01.1036
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 2017.
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