[Portrait of a Man with a Mustache]

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Studio portrait of a man wearing a suit with a striped tie, vest, and a pocket watch. He has light hair and a mustache. Back side of the cabinet card photo gives information about the photographer. Also depicted on the back are graphic images of palm trees, a sphinx, an obelisk, and pyramids printed in gold. Text reads, "Ira F. Collins, Portrait, Landscape and General Photographer, Huntsville, Ala. Makes every style of fine pictures All negatives are preserved and additional pictures can be had at any time, very cheap, Fine Frames & Views of the city and surrounding country for ...

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1 photographic print, b&w : 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.

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Ira F. Collins Creation Date: Unknown.

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This image 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 166 times . More information about this image can be viewed below.

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Log Cabin Village

The Log Cabin Village collections feature 19th century photographs of the Tompkins, Parks, Howard, and Foster families, including tintypes and daguerreotypes. Two letter collections include correspondence between the Parks and Howard families dating from 1840 to 1940.

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Studio portrait of a man wearing a suit with a striped tie, vest, and a pocket watch. He has light hair and a mustache. Back side of the cabinet card photo gives information about the photographer. Also depicted on the back are graphic images of palm trees, a sphinx, an obelisk, and pyramids printed in gold. Text reads, "Ira F. Collins, Portrait, Landscape and General Photographer, Huntsville, Ala. Makes every style of fine pictures All negatives are preserved and additional pictures can be had at any time, very cheap, Fine Frames & Views of the city and surrounding country for sale. No. 2940"

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1 photographic print, b&w : 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.

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

The participants in Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures include the UNT Libraries, Fort Worth Public Library, Texas Christian University, the Amon Carter Museum, the University of Texas at Arlington, Beth-El Congregation Archives, Tarrant County College NE, Log Cabin Village, Cattle Raisers Museum, Lockheed Martin Archives, Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church, Dallas Public Library, University of Houston, and the Cowtown Coliseum. This project was generously funded by the Amon Carter Foundation and the Adeline and George McQueen Foundation.

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  • Aug. 14, 2008, 9:12 p.m.

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Ira F. Collins. [Portrait of a Man with a Mustache], image, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth38847/: accessed September 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Log Cabin Village.