[Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm, storm victims' bodies on a barge]

Description

Photo on cardboard mat. Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm. 700 bodies were carried to sea by barge. Six men on a barge littered with bodies. Bottom fourth of photo is whited out (possible obstruction to camera).

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Height:12.5 cm, Length/Circumference:12.5 cm, Width/Diameter:

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Creator: Unknown. 1900.

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This photograph 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 382 times , with 5 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Photo on cardboard mat. Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm. 700 bodies were carried to sea by barge. Six men on a barge littered with bodies. Bottom fourth of photo is whited out (possible obstruction to camera).

Physical Description

Height:12.5 cm, Length/Circumference:12.5 cm, Width/Diameter:

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71.57.2 Wedding Bouquet-Deaccessioned 11-24-84

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Fort Bend Museum Collection

The Fort Bend Museum Collection presents a rich variety of historical materials, including photographs of artifacts from the museum and local history photographs. Among the interesting materials are photographs of U.S. Congressman John M. Moore, prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation, and Jane Long, the "Mother of Texas."

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  • 1900

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  • April 15, 2005, 11:39 a.m.

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  • April 29, 2011, 7:27 p.m.

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[Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm, storm victims' bodies on a barge], photograph, 1900; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth121/: accessed September 26, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fort Bend Museum.