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Title Middle room from hall piano
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date January 2, 1895
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. Interior view of the middle parlor at Clear Comfort, the Austen family home in Rosebank, Staten Island. Furnishings include a grand piano, a piano stool, a music stand, a spinning wheel, a rocking chair, a corner cupboard, and three framed prints on the wall. The original negative sleeve has the photographer's handwritten inscription: "Cramer / 25 / 795 / Middle room from hall / piano / Fine day flashed light / W.L. / 10.15 A.M / 25 ft / 2 3/4 mins / Wed. Jan 2nd 1895."
(Keywords: New York, Clifton)
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Earliest Date 1895
Latest Date 1895
Subjects Interiors
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 50.015.5252
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, January 2017.
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