[Ada Wessendorff, Daughter of Joe B. and Lila Baker Wessendorff.]

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Photographic portrait of Ada Wessendorff, Daughter of Joe B. and Lila Baker Wessendorff. Wessendorff has her hair pulled back and secured with a large white bow at the nape of her neck. She is wearing a white dress with lace inset over shoulders. Bodice is shirred around shoulders, ending with a round lace band across the shoulders and chest. Shirt is shirred in four levels at the waist, and twice more at thigh level. Wessendorff is holding a bouquet of carnations. Image is mounted is cropped into an oval and mounted on a tan cardboard matte with gold edging. Image ... continued below

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Height:25.4 cm, Length/Circumference:20.4 cm, Width/Diameter:

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Creator: Unknown. 1915.

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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 70 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Since 1967, the Museum has preserved and interpreted state and county history. It provides a glimpse into life on the Brazos River through exhibit galleries, home museums, and a walking tour of historic Richmond. Among the Museum's materials are photos of prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation and "Mother of Texas" Janne Long.

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Photographic portrait of Ada Wessendorff, Daughter of Joe B. and Lila Baker Wessendorff. Wessendorff has her hair pulled back and secured with a large white bow at the nape of her neck. She is wearing a white dress with lace inset over shoulders. Bodice is shirred around shoulders, ending with a round lace band across the shoulders and chest. Shirt is shirred in four levels at the waist, and twice more at thigh level. Wessendorff is holding a bouquet of carnations. Image is mounted is cropped into an oval and mounted on a tan cardboard matte with gold edging. Image dimensions: 12 cm x 20.2 cm

See 1972.093.142 for duplicate image on different mount

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Height:25.4 cm, Length/Circumference:20.4 cm, Width/Diameter:

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Photographs of artifacts from the Fort Bend Museum and local area. Materials include images of U.S. Congressman John M. Moore, prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation, and Jane Long, the "Mother of Texas."

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  • 1915

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  • April 15, 2005, 11:09 a.m.

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  • Feb. 21, 2007, 1:16 p.m.

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[Ada Wessendorff, Daughter of Joe B. and Lila Baker Wessendorff.], photograph, 1915; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth353/: accessed July 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fort Bend Museum.