Texas Ranger Captain Joe Shely and wife, Mary Shely

Description:

Photograph of Captain Joe and Mrs. Mary Shely, posed for a cabinet portrait, studio in Corpus Christi, Texas. The photo shows the couple from mid-chest up. Their heads are tilted together. Captain Shely has a bushy mustache and well-trimmed, dark hair. Mrs. Shely has tightly curled, dark hair. She is wearing a dark pleated dress or blouse with a broach at the neck. Captain Shely is wearing a dark suit with something other than a tie at the neck, possibly an ascot, with a white shirt collar. His top button is buttoned, making the neck tight. The next button is undone.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Nueces County - Corpus Christi
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Wilson County Historical Society
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Usage:
Total Uses: 315
Past 30 days: 20
Yesterday: 1
Creator:
Unknown
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Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Nueces County - Corpus Christi
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

Photograph of Captain Joe and Mrs. Mary Shely, posed for a cabinet portrait, studio in Corpus Christi, Texas. The photo shows the couple from mid-chest up. Their heads are tilted together. Captain Shely has a bushy mustache and well-trimmed, dark hair. Mrs. Shely has tightly curled, dark hair. She is wearing a dark pleated dress or blouse with a broach at the neck. Captain Shely is wearing a dark suit with something other than a tie at the neck, possibly an ascot, with a white shirt collar. His top button is buttoned, making the neck tight. The next button is undone.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 4 x 6.5 in. The photograph is an oval within an oval on a scroll image. There is an image of artificial flowers at the bottom. Below that is the information on the photographer (Cabinet Portrait, Louie de Planque, Corpus Christi, Tex.)

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Partner:
Wilson County Historical Society
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Identifier:
  • : PIC WCHC 769.09_200354
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth129887
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image