Painting of Early Fort Worth by Miranda Leonard, 1873

Description

Painting of an aerial view of Fort Worth in 1873. The painting depicts a town square with an American-flag topped courthouse in the center. Surrounding the courthouse are several buildings, some with fences. Throughout the painting are people, buggies, covered wagons and trees. On the right side of the frame is a sloping hill.

Physical Description

One painting reproduction, b&w: 16.0 in. X 12.0 in.

Creation Information

Miranda Leonard 1873.

Context

This artwork is part of the collection entitled: Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures and was provided by University of Texas at Arlington Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1535 times , with 17 in the last month . More information about this work can be viewed below.

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Description

Painting of an aerial view of Fort Worth in 1873. The painting depicts a town square with an American-flag topped courthouse in the center. Surrounding the courthouse are several buildings, some with fences. Throughout the painting are people, buggies, covered wagons and trees. On the right side of the frame is a sloping hill.

Physical Description

One painting reproduction, b&w: 16.0 in. X 12.0 in.

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This work is part of the following collection of related materials.

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

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

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  • 1873

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Nov. 14, 2008, 8:53 p.m.

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  • Oct. 24, 2016, 11:51 a.m.

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Miranda Leonard. Painting of Early Fort Worth by Miranda Leonard, 1873, artwork, 1873; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41400/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.