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 Decade: 1880-1889
 Year: 1885
 Collection: Fort Bend Museum Collection
[Alexander D. McNabb I]

[Alexander D. McNabb I]

Date: 1885
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of "Alexander D. McNabb I, perhaps about 1885. Born May 4, 1854 and died February 20, 1911. He was the first child of John McNabb and Mary Smith McNabb. He is buried in Morton Cemetery in Richmond" as identified on back of photograph in pen. Photograph is of a young man with thin, dark hair and mustache. He is wearing a three piece (light colored) suit with different color (or perhaps fabric) trim on inside portion of lapel. He has on a white shirt and light colored bow tied tie. Photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate with " Cabinet Portrait. C.J. Wright. Houston" Printed in black at the bottom. The back of the cardboard is pink with multi-circular designs as background. Written in back under a drawing of a camera, paint palette, brushes in front of the sun and an emblem is: I HAVE ENGAGED THE SUN TO SHINE FOR ME. C. J. WRIGHT, HOUSTON, TEXAS. ALL NEGATIVES PRESERVED. Duplicates may be obtained at any time.
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[T.B. Wessendorff as a boy about 12 or 13 years old.]

[T.B. Wessendorff as a boy about 12 or 13 years old.]

Date: 1885
Creator: unknown
Description: Photographic portrait of T.B. Wessendorff as a boy about 12 or 13 years old. Writing on reverse of image dates photo to 1885 or 1886. 3/4 body portrait cuts off just below knees. Wessendorff is pictured in a dark 3-piece suit with woven check pattern. His right hand is resting on the back of a fringed chair.
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[Charlien McNabb with very long hair, daughter of Carry Nation.]

[Charlien McNabb with very long hair, daughter of Carry Nation.]

Date: 1885
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Charlien McNabb, daughter of Carry Nation. Charlien is wearing a dark dress with buttons down the front. The dress has a high collar with white inset. Her long wavy hair is draped down her sides and reaches to her knees when seated. She is seated in a chair and has her elbows resting on the arm of the chair. Her hands are brought up to her face. A length of floral patterned fabric is draped across the arm of the chair to the left of the photo. Portrait ends at the knee. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate. Bottom of cardboard reads: DEANE. 306 PRESTON STREET, HOUSTON, TEXAS. Back of photo in pencil is written: Your loving Charlie to Uncle and Aunt Love (?).
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[Hayfork]

[Hayfork]

Date: 1885
Creator: unknown
Description: Hayfork with a curved head with five tines. The pitch fork head is missing the metal case that the wooden handle is inserted into.
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[Hayfork]

[Hayfork]

Date: 1885
Creator: unknown
Description: Hayfork with a rusty head with five tines and the handle case with wooden still in it from the broken handle. The tines curve up.
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Jacob Haish's "Parallel barbed wire, Patented August 31, 1885

Jacob Haish's "Parallel barbed wire, Patented August 31, 1885

Date: August 31, 1885
Creator: unknown
Description: Jacob Haish's "Parallel barbed wire, Patented August 31, 1885
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[Mamie Davis George]

[Mamie Davis George]

Date: 1885
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph (copy) of Mamie Davis George as a young girl. Mamie is wearing a light colored dress which flares (three buttons at flare) out at hips and reveals eyelet lace trim and an underskirt. The long sleeves end with lace trim. Collar has multi-layers of lace. Mamie is wearing a chain around her neck and a ring on her left hand. Her hair is parted in the middle and is pulled back (maybe braided). She has a round hoop in her right hand and a thin stick in her left hand. In the foreground is a hat with bows and flowers.
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[The Nation family]

[The Nation family]

Date: 1885
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Nation family. Carry, seated, has her dark hair in a bun at the top of her head and she is wearing a dark dress with white print. She has a belt with large buckle and a round pin at her collar. Her husband, David, who is also seated with a child on his lap, is wearing a dark suit. He is balding on top with graying hair at sides and a beard. One child is seated on David's lap; two boys are standing on either side of Carry and David and a young woman is standing behind Carry. Photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate with scalloped edges.
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[Photo of portrait of Charlien McNabb.]

[Photo of portrait of Charlien McNabb.]

Date: 1885
Creator: unknown
Description: Polaroid picture of the portrait 1986.003.007 of Charlien McNabb. Portrait is in a frame and hanging on a wall. The portrait shows McNabb with her long hair at her sides, sitting in a chair with her elbows on the arm of the chair. Her hands are up by her face. Scanned image is of the Polaroid.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Rusty L-shaped carpenter's square]

[Rusty L-shaped carpenter's square]

Date: 1885
Creator: unknown
Description: Rusty L-shaped carpenter's square with the vertical part longer and wider than the horizontal part. The square is marked off in inches: outer edge, 24 in. horizontally and 16 in. vertically. The inside is marked 22.5 in. horizontally and 14 in. vertically. Straight down the middle of the longer part it is marked starting at 1 ending with 21in. The other side of the square is the exact same except for one marking in the corner where the two parts meet. STANLEY ____00 Made in the USA _5 Some of the writing is obscured by rust.
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