[Mary Van den Berge Hill with children, George, Raymond and Joanne]

Description:

Mary Van den Berge Hill wearing pearls posed with children, (from left) George, Raymond and Joanne with drapery in background. Interior shot.

Creator(s): Poor, S. L.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: c. 1927  
Partner(s):
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Collection(s):
Robert Joy Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 28
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: c. 1927
  • Digitized: September 28, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States
Era
Oil and Gas, 1901-Present
Date
c. 1927  
Description:

Mary Van den Berge Hill wearing pearls posed with children, (from left) George, Raymond and Joanne with drapery in background. Interior shot.

Note:

Oilman, attorney and author, George Alfred Hill, Jr. (1892-1949) married third generation Texan, Mary Van den Berge in 1916. George Hill was general counsel and president of the Houston Pipe Line Company and the Houston Oil Company as well as the vice president of the Houston Natural Gas Corporation. He was a member of the Texas State Historical Association, the San Jacinto Monument and Museum, the Philosophical Society of Texas, the Sons of the Republic of Texas and the Texas Folklore Society. Mary Hill was a member of the Junior League of Houston and the Roadside Council of the Texas Highway Commission. and She was also an active member of the Garden Club of Houston, serving a term as its president. The Hills had three children, George, Joanne, and Raymond.

Physical Description:

Original print, sepia. 8" x 6"

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Keyword(s): Hill, Mary Van den Berge | Hill, George, III | Hill, Raymond | Hill, Joanne
Partner:
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Collection:
Robert Joy Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: MS39-10-003
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth18678
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public