[Photograph of a Museum Display of the First Queen of Port Arthur, Texas]

Description:

Photograph of a museum display depicting the first queen of Port Arthur, Texas, 1923. A mannequin wearing a tiara and ornate dress stands between a display case to the left and a document display case and chair to the right. Small signs amid the mannequin's feet note the dressmaker, Ida Griffin, and the first queen of Port Arthur, Mary Donaldson. Near the bottom of the photo is a photo of the original queen wearing the dress. To the far right is a sign urging pioneer families to display at least one item from the case.

Creator(s): Watkins Photography
Location(s): United States - Texas - Jefferson County - Port Arthur
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Collection(s):
Texas Cultures Online
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Usage:
Total Uses: 57
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
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Place
United States - Texas - Jefferson County - Port Arthur
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

Photograph of a museum display depicting the first queen of Port Arthur, Texas, 1923. A mannequin wearing a tiara and ornate dress stands between a display case to the left and a document display case and chair to the right. Small signs amid the mannequin's feet note the dressmaker, Ida Griffin, and the first queen of Port Arthur, Mary Donaldson. Near the bottom of the photo is a photo of the original queen wearing the dress. To the far right is a sign urging pioneer families to display at least one item from the case.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 8 in.

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Keyword(s): Port Arthur Historical Society | dresses | queens | museum displays | queen of Port Arthur
Partner:
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Collection:
Texas Cultures Online
Collection:
Museum of the Gulf Coast
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: PAHSM_2002-016-004
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth221875
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image