[Governor's Mansion]

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Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion east elevation and front entrance. Concrete steps leading up to a walkway flanked by potted plant urns. The upper porch is screened. Trees obscure the left side of the mansion. A swing hangs on the right (north) side of the porch.

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1 photograph : b&w

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. [1949..1959].

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Austin History Center General Collection Photographs 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

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Description

Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion east elevation and front entrance. Concrete steps leading up to a walkway flanked by potted plant urns. The upper porch is screened. Trees obscure the left side of the mansion. A swing hangs on the right (north) side of the porch.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w

Notes

Additional historical information: The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.

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Austin History Center General Collection Photographs

These materials depict the city of Austin from the 1830s to the 1970s. They include a wide range of subjects, from the Texas State Capitol and Barton Springs to aerial views, cityscapes, and more.

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  • [1949..1959]

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Oct. 27, 2010, 7:34 p.m.

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  • March 29, 2017, 5:15 p.m.

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  • 30.272753, -97.743087

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[Governor's Mansion], photograph, [1949..1959]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth124615/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.