[Jennetta (left) and Lizzie (right) Wessendorff, ca. 1901.]

Description:

Photograph of Jennetta (left) and Lizzie (right) Wessendorff, ca. 1901. Girls are wearing similar white dresses with pin tucked yokes and sleeves. Body of Jennetta's dress is also pin tucked; Lizzie's is gathered. Dresses have ribbon clusters at both shoulders. Girls' heads are touching. Image is mounted on a black cardboard matte with gray borders immediately around image and double gray lines around edge of matte. Photographer's mark on right edge of matte, "C.R. Blackburn, Houston, Texas." Image dimensions: 14.0 cm x 9.9 cm. It appears like the back layers of the original matte have been peeled away, exposing tan cardboard interior on the back of the photo.

Creator(s): Blackburn, C.R.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Harris County - Houston
Creation Date: 1901~  
Partner(s):
Fort Bend Museum
Collection(s):
Fort Bend Museum Collection
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Creator (Photographer):
Blackburn, C.R.

Houston

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1901~
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Harris County - Houston
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1901~  
Description:

Photograph of Jennetta (left) and Lizzie (right) Wessendorff, ca. 1901. Girls are wearing similar white dresses with pin tucked yokes and sleeves. Body of Jennetta's dress is also pin tucked; Lizzie's is gathered. Dresses have ribbon clusters at both shoulders. Girls' heads are touching. Image is mounted on a black cardboard matte with gray borders immediately around image and double gray lines around edge of matte. Photographer's mark on right edge of matte, "C.R. Blackburn, Houston, Texas." Image dimensions: 14.0 cm x 9.9 cm. It appears like the back layers of the original matte have been peeled away, exposing tan cardboard interior on the back of the photo.

Physical Description:

Height:13.5 cm, Length/Circumference:18.6 cm, Width/Diameter:

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Keyword(s): Jennetta Wessendorff | Print,Photographic | Lizzie Wessendorff
Partner:
Fort Bend Museum
Collection:
Fort Bend Museum Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1972.093.162
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth344
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public