[Mid-Century Modern Living Room]

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Photograph of a living room in a mid-century modern home. In the foreground, a round table with dark chairs can be seen along with two lounge chairs to the left and right, each with different side tables and lamps. In the background, a large rectangular art piece can be seen hanging on the wall above a low, light colored couch. A coffee table and two small, dark stools can be seen at the center of the room. An entry way with open curtains can be seen in the right background.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

Creation Information

Mears, Dewey G. August 5, 1957.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Dewey G. Mears Photograph Archive and was provided by Austin History Center, Austin Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

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Description

Photograph of a living room in a mid-century modern home. In the foreground, a round table with dark chairs can be seen along with two lounge chairs to the left and right, each with different side tables and lamps. In the background, a large rectangular art piece can be seen hanging on the wall above a low, light colored couch. A coffee table and two small, dark stools can be seen at the center of the room. An entry way with open curtains can be seen in the right background.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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Client/Job: Austin Poe residence in Kerrville

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Dewey G. Mears Photograph Archive

Dewey Gerald Mears was a noted architectural photographer based in Austin, Texas from the 1940s through 1990s. Photographs from his collection document the architecture, commercial businesses and people of Austin and Central Texas during the mid-to-late 20th century.

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  • August 5, 1957

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  • June 9, 2018, 8:26 a.m.

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  • Sept. 10, 2018, 10:23 a.m.

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Mears, Dewey G. [Mid-Century Modern Living Room], photograph, August 5, 1957; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1011168/: accessed December 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.