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Wilson County Historical Society
Nueces County, TX
- Texas Ranger Captain Joe Shely and wife, Mary Shely
Photograph of Captain Joe and Mrs. Mary Shely, posed for a cabinet portrait, studio in Corpus Christi, Texas. The photo shows the couple from mid-chest up. Their heads are tilted together. Captain Shely has a bushy mustache and well-trimmed, dark hair. Mrs. Shely has tightly curled, dark hair. She is wearing a dark pleated dress or blouse with a broach at the neck. Captain Shely is wearing a dark suit with something other than a tie at the neck, possibly an ascot, with a white shirt collar. His top button is buttoned, making the neck tight. The next button is undone. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth129887/