[Portrait of Mary Frances Smith and Edward R. Barcus]

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Photograph of Mary Frances Smith Barcus and Rev. Edward R. Barcus, posed sitting, visible from the knees up. Mary Frances Smith Barcus wears a white dress with ruffle detailing along the bodice and sleeves, and Rev. Edward R. Barcus wears a dark-colored three-piece suit with a cravat and popped collar. A handwritten note on the back reads, "Grandmama Barcus and Grandfather Barcus. Taken on their wedding day July 1, 1852. Mary Frances Smith (1832-1922) and Rev. Edward R. Barcus (1825-1896)."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 6 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. July 1, 1852.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: T. B. Willis Photograph Collection and one other and was provided by Private Collection of T. B. Willis to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 71 times. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Private Collection of T. B. Willis

The Private Collection of T. B. Willis consists of historical photographs of World War I Camp MacArthur, church photos, buildings across Texas, a collection of African-American photographs, and family photo albums, which include Willis family albums and extended relatives who settled in Waco, Texas in the 19th century.

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Photograph of Mary Frances Smith Barcus and Rev. Edward R. Barcus, posed sitting, visible from the knees up. Mary Frances Smith Barcus wears a white dress with ruffle detailing along the bodice and sleeves, and Rev. Edward R. Barcus wears a dark-colored three-piece suit with a cravat and popped collar. A handwritten note on the back reads, "Grandmama Barcus and Grandfather Barcus. Taken on their wedding day July 1, 1852. Mary Frances Smith (1832-1922) and Rev. Edward R. Barcus (1825-1896)."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 6 cm.

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T. B. Willis Photograph Collection

Materials from the private collection of T. B. Willis, including historical photographs, albums, documents, and items from the Willis family and extended relatives who settled in Waco in the 19th century.

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  • July 1, 1852

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  • Sept. 14, 2014, 9:49 a.m.

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  • Sept. 11, 2018, 11:34 p.m.

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[Portrait of Mary Frances Smith and Edward R. Barcus], photograph, July 1, 1852; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth494120/: accessed December 6, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of T. B. Willis.