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Title Lou Richards Effie Alexander & Julie Lord after my lunch
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date January 1894
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. Three women stand outdoors wearing coats and hats. The woman at right holds a fur muff and an umbrella. Bare shrubs and evergreen trees are visible in the background. They are on the grounds of the Austen home, Clear Comfort, in Rosebank, Staten Island. They stand on a path leading to the New York Harbor waterfront.
(Keywords: New York)
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History Alice Austen took this photograph of her friends (from left to right) Julie (Marsh) Lord, Effie (Emmons) Alexander, and Louisa (Alexander) Richards. Louisa and Effie were sisters-in-law. The women are wearing fashionable hats and coats with leg-o-mutton sleeves (puffed shoulders).
Earliest Date 1894
Latest Date 1894
Subjects Friendship
Clothing & dress
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Lord, Julia (Marsh)
Richards, Mary Louisa (Alexander)
Alexander, Effie Shaw (Emmons)
Catalog Number 50.015.5478
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2013.
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