[Portrait of Davy Crockett]

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Copy print of a cabinet card portrait of Davy Crockett. Only his head and neck are visible; he is wearing a light-colored shirt with a high collar and a dark coat. On the back is an illustrated advertisement for the original photographer, D.H. Swartz.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 11 cm.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures and was provided by Log Cabin Village to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1107 times , with 19 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Log Cabin Village

The Pioneer Texas Heritage Committee and the Tarrant County Historical Society came together in the 1950s to create the Log Cabin Village, a compilation of actual historical structures aimed at providing education on Texas history and Texas life in the 19th century. They restored and furnished each structure with actual artifacts, and today the village is open to the public.

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Copy print of a cabinet card portrait of Davy Crockett. Only his head and neck are visible; he is wearing a light-colored shirt with a high collar and a dark coat. On the back is an illustrated advertisement for the original photographer, D.H. Swartz.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 11 cm.

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The original portrait is held in the Crockett family; Davy Crockett's son, Robert Patton Crockett, had photographic copies made for his children.

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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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  • Aug. 14, 2008, 9:17 p.m.

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  • Nov. 4, 2016, 1:42 p.m.

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[Portrait of Davy Crockett], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth38792/: accessed March 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Log Cabin Village.