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Title [Dr. Doty and son]
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date July 17, 1896
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. Dr. Alva Hunt Doty and his son Alva Jr. stand on the deck of the quarantine ship James W. Wadsworth, in the waters off Staten Island, New York.
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History Dr. Alva Hunt Doty (1854-1934) was Health Officer of the Port of New York from 1895 to 1912, and medical director of the Western Union Telegraph Company from 1913 until his retirement in 1933.
Earliest Date 1896
Latest Date 1896
Subjects Quarantines
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Doty, Dr. Alva Hunt
Doty, Alva Hunt Jr.
Catalog Number 50.015.5737
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, January 2013.
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