|Title||[Group in parlor at V. Ward's]|
|Object Name||Negative, Glass-plate|
|Photographer||Austen, E. Alice|
|Date||March 24, 1889|
|Collection||Alice Austen Photograph Collection|
Original glass plate negative. Interior view at the home of General William G. Ward on Grymes Hill, Staten Island. General Ward stands in the center, holding a trumpet. The woman seated at far right is his daughter, Caroline, and standing to the left of Caroline is her sister Maria. The man seated in front is the General's brother, Charles Henry Ward; Charles' wife is seated at left, and his son Frank stands at far right. The other man and woman are not identified.
(Keywords: Posed Group, New York)
|Ownership and History||William G. Ward was a noted Civil War general. In 1865 he built a mansion, which he named Oneata, in the Grymes Hill neighborhood of Staten Island. His daughter Maria (known by the nickname Violet) was one of Alice Austen's closest friends.|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
Ward, Maria E.
Ward, Caroline Constantia
Ward, William Greene
Ward, Charles Henry
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