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Title [Miss Cahill, S.I.L.C. Tournament]
Object Name Negative, Glass-plate
Photographer Austen, E. Alice
Date September 30, 1890
Collection Alice Austen Photograph Collection
Description Original glass plate negative. A woman in a plaid skirt and white blouse plays tennis at a Staten Island Ladies' Club tennis tournament. She is identified in the negative sleeve inscription as Miss Cahill.
(Keywords: New York)
Film Size 4 x 5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Ownership and History This photograph was taken at the Staten Island Ladies' Club, which was located on the grounds of the Staten Island Cricket and Baseball Club in Livingston, Staten Island.

Mabel E. Cahill (1863-1905) won the U.S. National Tennis Championship in Women's Singles and Women's Doubles in 1891 and 1892.
Earliest Date 1890
Latest Date 1890
Subjects Tennis
Sports
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 50.015.6005
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 2017.
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