[Seated Woman Reading]

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Postcard of a girl seated in a windowsill. The girl is facing left, reading a book. She wears a long-sleeve dress with a wide collar and layered skirt. Her hair is worn up, and curled onto one shoulder. Her hair is decorated with flowers. A curtain is draped across the window.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2011 and one other and was provided by Witte Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 30 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Witte Museum

The Witte Museum contributes more than 200, The Witte Museum's more than 183,000 artifacts include diverse collections in anthropology, archives, arms and armor, art, history, military history, natural history, and textiles, and reflect the cultural mix of South Texas and illustrates how each is intertwined in the lives of South Texans of the past, present, and future.

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Description

Postcard of a girl seated in a windowsill. The girl is facing left, reading a book. She wears a long-sleeve dress with a wide collar and layered skirt. Her hair is worn up, and curled onto one shoulder. Her hair is decorated with flowers. A curtain is draped across the window.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2011

Rescuing Texas History, 2011 features collections from 13 partners: Carollton Public Library, Cleveland Historic Society, Collingsworth County Museum, Dallas Municipal Archives, Mike Cochran Collection, Sam Rayburn House Museum, St. David's Episcopal Church, National Museum of the Pacific War, Talkington/Clement Family Archives, Sam Rayburn House Museum, Travis County District Clerk's Office, Witte Museum, and Wolf Creek Heritage Museum.

The Carpa Cubana Collection and the Sabino Gomez Photograph Collection

These photographs document the Mexican-American tent shows, known as "carpas", that traveled Mexico and the Southwestern United States. Active from around 1910 until the 1940s, the carpas combined traditional circus acts such as acrobats and clowns with theatrical performances such as singing, dancing, and comedy routines.

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  • Jan. 31, 2012, 10:40 a.m.

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[Seated Woman Reading], postcard, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth200976/: accessed December 9, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Witte Museum.