[Portrait of Lewis Nicholas Caldwell]

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Portrait of Lewis Nicholas "Ditty" Caldwell, a young child wearing a large overcoat and leaning on a small desk. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Lewis Nicholas Caldwell, son of J.L. & Mary O'Bannon Smith, drowned June 10, 1885 at 10 years old. This picture taken at 5 years old."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 10 cm., on mat 17 x 11 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1880~.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by McFaddin-Ward House Museum 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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McFaddin-Ward House Museum

The McFaddin-Ward House, built around 1905-1906 in the Beaux-Arts Colonial style, housed a prominent family in Beaumont for 75 years. The museum of the same name preserves the building and the artifacts, providing visitors with a firsthand glimpse of Southeast Texas History.

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Portrait of Lewis Nicholas "Ditty" Caldwell, a young child wearing a large overcoat and leaning on a small desk. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Lewis Nicholas Caldwell, son of J.L. & Mary O'Bannon Smith, drowned June 10, 1885 at 10 years old. This picture taken at 5 years old."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 10 cm., on mat 17 x 11 cm.

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Texas History Collection

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  • 1880~

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  • 1880~ - June 10, 1885

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • March 18, 2016, 10:01 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • April 7, 2016, 11:37 a.m.

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[Portrait of Lewis Nicholas Caldwell], photograph, 1880~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth706439/: accessed February 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting McFaddin-Ward House Museum.