The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 90, July 1986 - April, 1987 Page: 144
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Cover: The Pioneer Cowpen, by Friedrich Richard Petri. Owned by Rus-
sell H. Fish III.
The German-born artist Petri (1824-1857) immigrated to the United States in
185o and settled on a farm near Fredericksburg, Texas, in 1852. Pictured in
this barnyard scene milking cows are Petri's sister Marie (background) and
his sister-in-law Therese Lungkwitz. Petri's brother-in-law, the artist Hermann
Lungkwitz, rides a horse in the background. The signature "R. Petri, Austin-
Texas" was added to the picture by an unknown person.
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 90, July 1986 - April, 1987, periodical, 1986/1987; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117152/m1/144/: accessed April 27, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.