[Portrait of Mrs. VanUxen and Daughter]

One of 7 photographs in the series: VanUxen/Smith Collection available on this site.

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Tintype portrait of Mrs. Ada VanUxen and Sue VanUxen. In the image, Mrs. VanUxen is seated and holding her young daughter; Ada is wearing a striped dress and Sue is wearing a polka-dotted dress. The photograph is in a decorative frame with metalwork flowers surrounding the image.

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1 photograph : tintype, b&w ; 11 x 9 cm.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and was provided by Museum of the Big Bend to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 17 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Museum of the Big Bend

Founded in 1926, the museum is a department of Sul Ross State University in Alpine and contains more than 25,000 objects from prehistoric to contemporary times. For more than 70 years, they've collected and exhibited artifacts that relate to the Big Bend region, its history (and prehistory), and its natural and cultural diversity.

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Tintype portrait of Mrs. Ada VanUxen and Sue VanUxen. In the image, Mrs. VanUxen is seated and holding her young daughter; Ada is wearing a striped dress and Sue is wearing a polka-dotted dress. The photograph is in a decorative frame with metalwork flowers surrounding the image.

Physical Description

1 photograph : tintype, b&w ; 11 x 9 cm.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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  • Aug. 19, 2011, 8:55 a.m.

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  • Sept. 19, 2011, 6:10 p.m.

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[Portrait of Mrs. VanUxen and Daughter], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth176588/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Museum of the Big Bend.