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Title [Carriage in front of the Regent Hotel]
Object Name Negative, Film
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date 1903
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original film negative. A large horse-drawn carriage (coach) pulled by four horses is stopped in front of the four-story Regent Hotel. The building has a portico with columns and inscription "REGENT". A man wearing a long coat and a top hat sits in the driver's seat, holding the reins; a woman sits next to him, looking at him. Another man wearing a top hat walks alongside the carriage.

Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History Photographer Alice Austen, a lifelong resident of Staten Island, took numerous trips to Europe. She took this photograph while visiting England in 1903.

The Regent Hotel, built in 1819, is located in the town of Royal Leamington Spa, in Warwickshire. The building still stands as of 2016; it was refurbished and reopened in 2005 as a Travelodge Hotel.
Earliest Date 1903
Latest Date 1903
Subjects Carriages & coaches
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 50.015.3533
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 2016.
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