Lena Ellis on her 5th Birthday, 1894

Description

Studio photograph of Lena Ellis on her fifth birthday. Her hair is short, dark and parted in the middle. She is wearing a large, long white dress with a sash and poofy sleeves. Her shoes are black with buckles and she holds a bouquet of flowers in her right hand. She is standing on top of a grass pile with a wooden fence behind her. Printed beneath the photograph is, "Works, Cor. 3rd and Main Streets. Fort Worth. Tex." Written is, "Lena Ellis".

Physical Description

One photographic image, b&w: 4.25 in. X 6.5 in.

Creation Information

Works August 30, 1894.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures and was provided by Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 139 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Works Cor. 3rd and Main Streets, Fort Worth, Texas

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Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

The Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families includes photographs predominately from Fort Worth, Texas. Materials include photographs of family members, including weddings, and a photo of the Sunday school class from the First Methodist Church in 1906.

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Description

Studio photograph of Lena Ellis on her fifth birthday. Her hair is short, dark and parted in the middle. She is wearing a large, long white dress with a sash and poofy sleeves. Her shoes are black with buckles and she holds a bouquet of flowers in her right hand. She is standing on top of a grass pile with a wooden fence behind her. Printed beneath the photograph is, "Works, Cor. 3rd and Main Streets. Fort Worth. Tex." Written is, "Lena Ellis".

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One photographic image, b&w: 4.25 in. X 6.5 in.

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Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures

The materials in this collection, which include photographs, letters, books, and more, reflect on the rich and storied history of Fort Worth. This project was generously funded by the Amon Carter Foundation and the Adeline and George McQueen Foundation.

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  • August 30, 1894

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • July 11, 2008, 8:22 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Works. Lena Ellis on her 5th Birthday, 1894, photograph, August 30, 1894; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth38713/: accessed February 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families.