[A hand painted portrait of Polly Ryon.]

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Photograph of a hand painted portrait of Polly Ryon. The original painting is in a wooden oval frame. Ryon, who has her dark hair parted down the center and pulled back into a bun at the crown of her head, is wearing a black dress with a white collar (collar has black trim at edging). A black bow is tied at the center of the collar and a black cross with gold trim is pinned in center. She has matching black cross earrings in her ears (only one visible.) Scanned image is of the copy.

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Height:15.1 cm, Length/Circumference:10 cm, Width/Diameter:

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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 191 times . More information about this work can be viewed below.

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Fort Bend Museum

The Fort Bend Museum presents a rich variety of historical materials, including photographs of artifacts from the museum and local history photographs. Among these 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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Photograph of a hand painted portrait of Polly Ryon. The original painting is in a wooden oval frame. Ryon, who has her dark hair parted down the center and pulled back into a bun at the crown of her head, is wearing a black dress with a white collar (collar has black trim at edging). A black bow is tied at the center of the collar and a black cross with gold trim is pinned in center. She has matching black cross earrings in her ears (only one visible.) Scanned image is of the copy.

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Height:15.1 cm, Length/Circumference:10 cm, Width/Diameter:

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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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  • April 15, 2005, 9:17 a.m.

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  • Feb. 22, 2007, 4:42 p.m.

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[A hand painted portrait of Polly Ryon.], artwork, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1424/: accessed July 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fort Bend Museum.