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Alice Austen

Group on tennis ground

August 5th 1886

Alice Austen, extreme left, her friend Bessie Strong, in white dress at center, and others pose beside the Austen's tennis court at Clear Comfort. Included in the group are Miss Ward, Lawrence, and Elliott.

Alice is using the pneumatic (air release) cable, imperfectly concealed by a racquet.

threatening rain, no sun.

Collection of Staten Island Historic Society

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