[Babe Leake standing behind a cake at her 90th birthday party]

Description:

Photograph of Babe Leake at the celebration of her 90th birthday. Babe is standing in front of a long linen covered table bearing silver trays of mints, crystal dish of peanuts, two candles in crystal holders, and a large floral topped cake on a silver serving tray. Leake, who has gray hair and wire rimmed eyeglasses, is wearing a dark colored v--neck dress with a brooch pinned at center. She has a large corsage on her right shoulder. There are five women seated in chairs in the background with floral arrangements on the wooden mantle behind them. Written on back of photograph in blue ink: "'Sister' Babe's 90th birthday - Oct. 9th 1954". Also written on back in pencil: "3 prints".

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Fort Bend County - Richmond
Creation Date: October 9, 1954
Partner(s):
George Ranch Historical Park
Collection(s):
George Ranch Museum Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 75
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: October 9, 1954
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Fort Bend County - Richmond
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
October 9, 1954
Description:

Photograph of Babe Leake at the celebration of her 90th birthday. Babe is standing in front of a long linen covered table bearing silver trays of mints, crystal dish of peanuts, two candles in crystal holders, and a large floral topped cake on a silver serving tray. Leake, who has gray hair and wire rimmed eyeglasses, is wearing a dark colored v--neck dress with a brooch pinned at center. She has a large corsage on her right shoulder. There are five women seated in chairs in the background with floral arrangements on the wooden mantle behind them. Written on back of photograph in blue ink: "'Sister' Babe's 90th birthday - Oct. 9th 1954". Also written on back in pencil: "3 prints".

Physical Description:

Paper; Width/Diameter: 12.9 cm, Height: 10.1 cm

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Subject(s):
Partner:
George Ranch Historical Park
Collection:
George Ranch Museum Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2000.042.013b
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth9172
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public