[Portrait of John Stevie Sewell]

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Portrait of John Stevie Sewell as a very young child. He is wearing a white garment. Handwritten note in the bottom margin of the frame reads, "John Stevie Sewell aged 16 months.”

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1 photograph : b&w

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Elrod, J.C. Creation Date: Unknown.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Sewell Photo Collection and one other and was provided by Abilene Christian University Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Portrait of John Stevie Sewell as a very young child. He is wearing a white garment. Handwritten note in the bottom margin of the frame reads, "John Stevie Sewell aged 16 months.”

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1 photograph : b&w

Notes

From the photograph album of Jennie Sewell.

Printed on the back of the frame: "J.C. Elrod's, New Gallery, Nos. 142 & 144 Main Street, Second Gallery below 4th, or first above 5th St., Louisville, Kentucky, Every Convenience for Ladies and Children, Best Sky and Side Light in the World. You save from 25 to 150 per cent. by having your Portraits, Photographs, or any thing you wish in the picture line, made at this Gallery. Warranted first-class and to please. Duplicates of this picture may be had at Nos. 142 & 144 Main Street."

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  • Accession or Local Control No: FOLDER-NO: SC00863
  • Accession or Local Control No: PHOTO-NO: 39
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth596775

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Sewell Photo Collection

Believed to be from the private collection of the fifth president of Childers Classical Institute (now ACU), these photos show the history of Abilene, the growth of the university, and the Churches of Christ in the area.

Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

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  • March 5, 2015, 10:57 p.m.

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  • May 8, 2015, 1:21 p.m.

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Elrod, J.C. [Portrait of John Stevie Sewell], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth596775/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.