[Row of Officers' Houses, Fort Davis]

Description:

This is a photograph of a row of 8 nearly identical houses. Each house has a white front with a short flight of stairs from the ground to a porch surrounded by white pillars. There is a mountain behind the row of houses and the foreground is covered in desert scrub. The back of the photograph is labeled: "1871 Picture of Fort Davis, The Row of Officers' Houses"

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Jeff Davis County - Fort Davis
Creation Date: 1871  
Partner(s):
Marfa Public Library
Collection(s):
Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
Usage:
Total Uses: 93
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1871
  • Digitized: February 21, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Jeff Davis County - Fort Davis
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1871  
Description:

This is a photograph of a row of 8 nearly identical houses. Each house has a white front with a short flight of stairs from the ground to a porch surrounded by white pillars. There is a mountain behind the row of houses and the foreground is covered in desert scrub. The back of the photograph is labeled: "1871 Picture of Fort Davis, The Row of Officers' Houses"

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): houses | desert
Partner:
Marfa Public Library
Collection:
Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1964.15.10
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth40194
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image