[Wedding Photograph of Charley and Mary Bishop]

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This is a wedding photograph from the marriage of Mary and Charley Bishop, March 30, 1912. Charley is dressed in a suit and leaning on the railing of ornamental metalwork; Mary is standing on the other side of the metalwork, to his right and is wearing a traditional white wedding dress with a long veil and has a coronet of flowers on her head as well as a bouquet in her arms. The two are standing inside an indeterminate building with visible pillars and arched windows in the background.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 3.5 x 5.5 in.

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Creator: Unknown. March 30, 1912.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert and was provided by Marfa Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 57 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Marfa Public Library

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This is a wedding photograph from the marriage of Mary and Charley Bishop, March 30, 1912. Charley is dressed in a suit and leaning on the railing of ornamental metalwork; Mary is standing on the other side of the metalwork, to his right and is wearing a traditional white wedding dress with a long veil and has a coronet of flowers on her head as well as a bouquet in her arms. The two are standing inside an indeterminate building with visible pillars and arched windows in the background.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 3.5 x 5.5 in.

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Marfa, Diversity in the Desert

These photographs document the local history of Marfa and the surrounding area, as well as local families and the ghost town of Shafter.

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  • March 30, 1912

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  • Sept. 24, 2008, 6:01 p.m.

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  • Oct. 12, 2009, 12:51 p.m.

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[Wedding Photograph of Charley and Mary Bishop], photograph, March 30, 1912; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40206/: accessed June 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.