[Carry Nation sitting]

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Copy of a tintype image of Carry Nation. Nation is wearing a dark dress with white scarf at collar. She has a long jacket over dress. A dark colored bonnet is covering her dark hair. She has wire rimmed eyeglasses. Nation is seated and is holding something (Bible?) in her hands. Portrait ends just below knees. Scanned image is of the copy. Dimensions are of the copy.

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Height:12.2 cm, Length/Circumference:9.3 cm, Width/Diameter:

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Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

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This artwork is part of the collection entitled: Fort Bend Museum Collection and was provided by Fort Bend Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 921 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this work can be viewed below.

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Fort Bend Museum

Since 1967, the Museum has preserved and interpreted state and county history. It provides a glimpse into life on the Brazos River through exhibit galleries, home museums, and a walking tour of historic Richmond. Among the Museum's materials are photos of prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation and "Mother of Texas" Janne Long.

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Description

Copy of a tintype image of Carry Nation. Nation is wearing a dark dress with white scarf at collar. She has a long jacket over dress. A dark colored bonnet is covering her dark hair. She has wire rimmed eyeglasses. Nation is seated and is holding something (Bible?) in her hands. Portrait ends just below knees. Scanned image is of the copy. Dimensions are of the copy.

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Height:12.2 cm, Length/Circumference:9.3 cm, Width/Diameter:

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Fort Bend Museum Collection

Photographs of artifacts from the Fort Bend Museum and local area. Materials include images of U.S. Congressman John M. Moore, prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation, and Jane Long, the "Mother of Texas."

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  • April 15, 2005, 9:35 a.m.

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  • Feb. 22, 2007, 4:38 p.m.

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[Carry Nation sitting], artwork, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1101/: accessed July 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fort Bend Museum.