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- [Anton Wessendorff.]
Copy print of an 1860 charcoal portrait of Anton Wessendorff, taken from a book. Wessendorff is visible from the chest up and is wearing a dark jacket and tie with a light-colored shirt; he also has a full beard and mustache. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth406/
- [Calvary Episcopal Church in Richmond, Texas]
Photograph of the old Calvary Episcopal Church in Richmond, Texas. White, wooden building with tall tower above front entrance (has three windows) with a cross at the top. There is a window on either side of the double (closed) door entrance; the windows have arched insets. There are trees on the left of photo. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth996/
- [J. H. P. Davis Home in Richmond, Texas]
Photograph (copy) of the J. H. P. Davis Home in Richmond, Texas. Mr. And Mrs. J. H. P. Davis are standing in the doorway of the house and Mrs. George is standing to the left on the porch. The house is a white two-story wooden home with shutters and trim of dark paint. The house has a white picket fence in front. An African-American man is standing next to a carriage (on far side) pulled by a white horse. Top of fence post in right foreground. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth999/
- [Kinch-Hillyer House, Rosenberg, Texas]
Photograph of the Kinch-Hillyer House in Rosenberg, Texas. The house is a two-and-a-half-story wooden house with wrap-around porches at first and second story. The left side of photo shows the curb and lawn of another residence. A large tree on right partially obscures right side of Kinch-Hillyer House. There is a white house on the far right. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth998/
- [Moore House, Richmond, Texas]
Photograph of the Moore House in Richmond, Texas. A front sidewalk is in the foreground. House is a two-story wooden house; six huge white columns extend from bottom floor to roofline. The front door has an arched window inset above the main entrance. There is a covered walkway to the right and a screened porch to the left. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth997/
- [Santa Anna's Well in Stafford, Texas]
Photograph of Santa Anna's Well in Stafford, Texas. Photograph shows a bricked hole with grass around the edges. Exposed dirt area can be seen in left, top corner. Photo has white strip on far left and a white spot near bottom right. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth986/