[T.B. Wessendorff as a boy about 12 or 13 years old.]

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Photographic portrait of T.B. Wessendorff as a boy about 12 or 13 years old. Writing on reverse of image dates photo to 1885 or 1886. 3/4 body portrait cuts off just below knees. Wessendorff is pictured in a dark 3-piece suit with woven check pattern. His right hand is resting on the back of a fringed chair.

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Height:16.4 cm, Length/Circumference:11.7 cm, Width/Diameter:

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Creator: Unknown. 1885.

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

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Fort Bend Museum

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 T.B. Wessendorff as a boy about 12 or 13 years old. Writing on reverse of image dates photo to 1885 or 1886. 3/4 body portrait cuts off just below knees. Wessendorff is pictured in a dark 3-piece suit with woven check pattern. His right hand is resting on the back of a fringed chair.

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Height:16.4 cm, Length/Circumference:11.7 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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  • 1885

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  • Feb. 21, 2007, 1:57 p.m.

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[T.B. Wessendorff as a boy about 12 or 13 years old.], photograph, 1885; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth407/: accessed August 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fort Bend Museum.