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Alice Austen

Grandpa on ladder

May 4, 1891

John Haggerty Austen -- Alice's grandfather -- pruning the big-leafed Dutchman's Pipe vines that grew over the porch.  

Fine sunny day. 9:30 am.  Monday, May 4, 1891.  A&R 40, Waterbury lense, Instantaneous, 12 ft. 

"Big-leafed Dutchman's Pipe grew around the porch like a dense grape arbor.

Collection of Staten Island Historic Society

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