Dinner at Guadalupe, returning from bug hunting trip to Calhoun County

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Photograph of an unidentified man standing near the back of a two-horse buggy. In his hand is a cup he is lifting to drink from. The back of the buggy is a chuck wagon, with what is probably a hinged board for a work table and compartments for storage of supplies. The front of the buggy, where the riders sit, has an umbrella for covering. In the distance behind the man can be seen several housing structures and a body of water.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm.

Creation Information

Mitchell, J. D. March 27, 1910.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2009 and was provided by Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 41 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Mitchell, J. D. Mitchell, Joseph Daniel (1848-1922) - pioneer entomologist and conchologist.

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Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria presents over 200 photographs belonging to J.D. Mitchell, a rancher in Calhoun County who would later serve as a Texas state representative. The photographs depict ranching practices, hunting and the topography of Calhoun and Victoria County.

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Description

Photograph of an unidentified man standing near the back of a two-horse buggy. In his hand is a cup he is lifting to drink from. The back of the buggy is a chuck wagon, with what is probably a hinged board for a work table and compartments for storage of supplies. The front of the buggy, where the riders sit, has an umbrella for covering. In the distance behind the man can be seen several housing structures and a body of water.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm.

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Since the photographer's caption identifies the location as Guadalupe, it is assumed to be Guadalupe, Texas in Victoria County. But it could also be just a stopping place along the Guadalupe River.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

Photographs, oral histories, artwork, letters, and more. These more than 5,000 items give a glimpse into the diverse people that have called Texas home over the years. Funding provided by the Summerlee Foundation.

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Creation Date

  • March 27, 1910

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 6, 2009, 10:24 p.m.

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  • May 17, 2011, 11:55 a.m.

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Mitchell, J. D. Dinner at Guadalupe, returning from bug hunting trip to Calhoun County, photograph, March 27, 1910; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth64862/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library.