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Object Name Shoe
Date ca. 1866
Description Pair of infant's shoes, brown leather. Ankle-high boot style, with 8 holes for laces. Each sole is stamped " 2 / M / 1 1 "
(Keywords: Fashion, Accessory, Boots, Bootees, Baby, New York)
Acquisition From Alice Austen
Ownership and History These shoes belonged to Alice Austen (1866-1952), who grew up in the house in Rosebank, Staten Island which is now the Alice Austen House museum. As a child, Alice lived with her mother, grandparents, and other extended family members, as well as a small number of servants. She later became an avid amateur photographer whose work is now internationally known.
Earliest Date 1865
Latest Date 1868
Subjects Clothing & dress
Lexicon Sub-category Clothing -- Footwear
Associated People Austen, E. Alice
Catalog Number C01.1415
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, July 2013.
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