[Lillie Abercrombie with toddler on patio bench]

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Lillie Abercrombie with toddler on patio bench. Exterior shot.

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Original print, color. 3.5" x 5"

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Creator: Unknown. June 1958.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Robert Joy Collection and was provided by The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 35 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Lillie Abercrombie with toddler on patio bench. Exterior shot.

Physical Description

Original print, color. 3.5" x 5"

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Lillie Abercrombie was the wife of James Smither Abercrombie, a Houston oilman and civic leader. A noted philanthopist, she is remembered particularly for her generous support of Texas Children's Hospital.

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Robert Joy Collection

Considered Houston's premier portraitist, Robert Joy painted more than 350 portraits over a career that spanned more than 40 years. His subjects included lawyers, politicians, and the social elite.

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  • June 1958

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  • Oct. 5, 2006, 11:55 a.m.

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  • Feb. 13, 2007, 10:04 a.m.

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[Lillie Abercrombie with toddler on patio bench], photograph, June 1958; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18460/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.