[Chest of tools possibly belonging to Anton B. Wessendorff]

[Chest of tools possibly belonging to Anton B. Wessendorff]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: It is believed that this chest and tools belonged to Anton B. Wessendorff, a cabinet maker who came to America from Germany about 1850 when he was about 20 yrs old. He started a small cabinet shop in Richmond about 1855 adding a small line of lumber and nails as demand developed. He also began making and finishing caskets.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Anton Wessendorff.]

[Anton Wessendorff.]

Date: 1860
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy print of charcoal image of Anton Wessendorff taken from a book. Not original photo. Date is for age of original image.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[R.E.L. Wessendorff, Antone Wessendorff, Rob Lee Wessendorff.]

[R.E.L. Wessendorff, Antone Wessendorff, Rob Lee Wessendorff.]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard image of R.E.L. Wessendorff, Antone Wessendorff, Rob Lee Wessendorff Gerner. Man with two children. Large moon (with face) and stars in background. Picture is cracked across upper half.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Chest of tools possibly belonging to Anton B. Wessendorff]

[Chest of tools possibly belonging to Anton B. Wessendorff]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: It is believed that this chest and tools belonged to Anton B. Wessendorff, a cabinet maker who came to America from Germany about 1850 when he was about 20 yrs old. He started a small cabinet shop in Richmond about 1855 adding a small line of lumber and nails as demand developed. He also began making and finishing caskets.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum