[Portrait of Alfred VanUxen] Metadata

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  • Main Title [Portrait of Alfred VanUxen]
  • Series Title VanUxen/Smith Collection


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  • Content Description: Daguerreotype portrait of Alfred VanUxen. He is visible from the waist up and is wearing a dark-colored suit including a bow tie, jacket, and waistcoat. The image is in a decorative case with a flower design on the back; the front half of the case is missing.
  • Physical Description: 1 photograph : daguerreotype, b&w ; 3.25 x 2.75 in., in case 10 x 9 cm.


  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Individuals
  • Keyword: portraits
  • Keyword: daguerreotypes
  • Named Person: VanUxen, Alfred

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Brewster County


  • Name: Texas Cultures Online
    Code: TCO


  • Name: Museum of the Big Bend
    Code: MBIGB

Resource Type

  • Photograph


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: ABB_3249
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth176583


  • Display Note: Grid pattern in background has a scale of 1 square centimeter per block. Both the positive and negative views of the image are included.