[Duus Family Portrait]

Description

Studio portrait photograph of the Duus family in front of a blank backdrop. The three individuals in the back are standing and embracing each other, all of whom are the children of Gerda and Pastor Vagn Duus. On the back row from left to right are Verner, Sibyl, and Erling Duus. Sibyl's hand appears to be around the shoulder of her mother, Gerda, who wears horn-rimmed glasses, a blazer, and matching skirt. She is seated on the arm rest of a wooden chair, which is occupied by Pastor Vagn Duus. The words "Merry Christmas" have been printed on the top ...

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 11 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1942/1947.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and was provided by Danish Heritage Preservation Society to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 28 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Danish Heritage Preservation Society

The Danish Heritage Preservation Society provides over 1,000 items depicting the history of Danish people in Texas. The items include photographs, postcards, legal documents, and books that date from the 1860's to present day.

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Description

Studio portrait photograph of the Duus family in front of a blank backdrop. The three individuals in the back are standing and embracing each other, all of whom are the children of Gerda and Pastor Vagn Duus. On the back row from left to right are Verner, Sibyl, and Erling Duus. Sibyl's hand appears to be around the shoulder of her mother, Gerda, who wears horn-rimmed glasses, a blazer, and matching skirt. She is seated on the arm rest of a wooden chair, which is occupied by Pastor Vagn Duus.
The words "Merry Christmas" have been printed on the top margin of the photograph.
There is hand-written text on the back, but with the exception of the heading, which reads, "To Danish Ladies Aid member", the rest appears to be written in Danish or a similar Germanic language.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 11 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 nineteenth and twentieth centuries: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Burnet County Historical Commission, Anne & Mike Stewart Collection, Danish Heritage Preservation Society, Gillespie County Historical Society, Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library, Institute of Texan Cultures, Mexic-Arte Museum, Museum of the Big Bend, Museum of the Gulf Coast, Nesbitt Memorial Library, Panola College, Price Johnson Family Collection, San Antonio Public Library, Tarleton State University, University of Texas at San Antonio, and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Funding for this collection was provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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Creation Date

  • 1942/1947

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  • 1942 - 1947

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • June 6, 2012, 9:51 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Jan. 19, 2016, 8:32 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[Duus Family Portrait], photograph, 1942/1947; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223810/: accessed July 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Danish Heritage Preservation Society.