[Lillie Abercrombie with two toddlers on lawn]

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Lillie Abercrombie kneeling on lawn behind two seated toddlers dressed in blue overcoats beside brick sidewalk. Two story house with double columns in background.

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Original print, color, 3.5" x 3.5"

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Creator: Unknown. December 1, 1960.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas History 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 146 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Lillie Abercrombie kneeling on lawn behind two seated toddlers dressed in blue overcoats beside brick sidewalk. Two story house with double columns in background.

Physical Description

Original print, color, 3.5" x 3.5"

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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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Texas History Collection

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  • December 1, 1960

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  • Oct. 5, 2006, 11:53 a.m.

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  • June 1, 2010, 5:59 p.m.

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[Lillie Abercrombie with two toddlers on lawn], photograph, December 1, 1960; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18463/: accessed May 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.