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Title The Strongs back parlor looking into front parlor
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date March 14, 1892
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. Interior view of two rooms in the home of the Strong family in New Brunswick, New Jersey. At center foreground is a circular table with a tablecloth, a lamp with butterfly decoration, books and papers, and a lamp hanging from the ceiling. Various chairs and other furnishings are visible, including portieres hanging from a rod in the archway between the two rooms. Inscription in the lower left corner: "E.A.A." The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Stanley / 35 / 274 / The Strongs back parlor / looking into front parlor / Fine day / W.L. 12 N / 1 min 40 ft / Inst / Monday March 14th / 1892 / New Brunswick."
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History Elisabeth B. Strong (nickname Bessie) was a close friend of photographer Alice Austen. Bessie's father, Woodbridge Strong, was a judge in the Court of Common Pleas in Middlesex County, New Jersey.
Earliest Date 1892
Latest Date 1892
Subjects Interiors
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Strong, Woodbridge
Catalog Number 50.015.6169
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2017.
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