[Jennetta (left) and Lizzie (right) Wessendorff, ca. 1901.]

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Photograph of Jennetta (left) and Lizzie (right) Wessendorff, ca. 1901. Girls are wearing similar white dresses with pin tucked yokes and sleeves. Body of Jennetta's dress is also pin tucked; Lizzie's is gathered. Dresses have ribbon clusters at both shoulders. Girls' heads are touching. Image is mounted on a black cardboard matte with gray borders immediately around image and double gray lines around edge of matte. Photographer's mark on right edge of matte, "C.R. Blackburn, Houston, Texas." Image dimensions: 14.0 cm x 9.9 cm. It appears like the back layers of the original matte have been peeled away, exposing tan ... continued below

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Height:13.5 cm, Length/Circumference:18.6 cm, Width/Diameter:

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Blackburn, C.R. 1901~.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Fort Bend Museum Collection and was provided by Fort Bend Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 31 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of Jennetta (left) and Lizzie (right) Wessendorff, ca. 1901. Girls are wearing similar white dresses with pin tucked yokes and sleeves. Body of Jennetta's dress is also pin tucked; Lizzie's is gathered. Dresses have ribbon clusters at both shoulders. Girls' heads are touching. Image is mounted on a black cardboard matte with gray borders immediately around image and double gray lines around edge of matte. Photographer's mark on right edge of matte, "C.R. Blackburn, Houston, Texas." Image dimensions: 14.0 cm x 9.9 cm. It appears like the back layers of the original matte have been peeled away, exposing tan cardboard interior on the back of the photo.

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Height:13.5 cm, Length/Circumference:18.6 cm, Width/Diameter:

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This rich variety of historical materials includes photographs of artifacts from the Fort Bend museum and local history photographs. Among the interesting materials are photographs of U.S. Congressman John M. Moore, prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation, and Jane Long, the "Mother of Texas."

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  • 1901~

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  • April 15, 2005, 11:09 a.m.

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  • Oct. 13, 2014, 11:27 a.m.

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Blackburn, C.R. [Jennetta (left) and Lizzie (right) Wessendorff, ca. 1901.], photograph, 1901~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth344/: accessed April 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fort Bend Museum.