[Albert Peyton George and an unidentified man astride saddled mules]

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Photograph of Albert Peyton George and an unidentified man astride saddled mules. In this Sepiatone professional outdoors photograph, the two men are holding black umbrellas in their left hands and fans in their right hands. Both are wearing slacks, jackets, and hats. Man on right has a cigar in his mouth. A limb extends across the length of the (bottom) foreground. Trees in background. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. The back of the photograph has a picture of a town with crowd of people labeled "M'Leodsville.--Happy Hollow." Printed in black under picture and label: "HAPPY HOLLOW for ... continued below

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Paper; Width/Diameter: 20.4 cm, Height: 25.5 cm

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Creator: Unknown. 1895.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: George Ranch Museum Collection and was provided by George Ranch Historical Park to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 120 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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George Ranch Historical Park

This 23,000-acre working ranch and living history museum are located in Fort Bend County. The land was originally settled in 1824 as part of the Austin Colony by Nancy and Henry Jones. The park's mission centers on preserving the history of the county and galvanizing the appreciation of cultural heritage.

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Photograph of Albert Peyton George and an unidentified man astride saddled mules. In this Sepiatone professional outdoors photograph, the two men are holding black umbrellas in their left hands and fans in their right hands. Both are wearing slacks, jackets, and hats. Man on right has a cigar in his mouth. A limb extends across the length of the (bottom) foreground. Trees in background. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. The back of the photograph has a picture of a town with crowd of people labeled "M'Leodsville.--Happy Hollow." Printed in black under picture and label: "HAPPY HOLLOW for outdoor amusements. FREE ENTERTAINMENT every pleasant day. Cages open all the time. DONKEYS and PONIES for mountain rides and phuny fotos. All owned and managed by McLEOD, THE WILD WEST PHOTOGRAPHER, Hot Springs, Ark." In black ink in back at top: "Left - Albert George". Image dimensions are: 11.3 cm x 17.5 cm.

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Paper; Width/Diameter: 20.4 cm, Height: 25.5 cm

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George Ranch Museum Collection

George Ranch Historical Park is a 23,000 acre working ranch and living history museum depicted in these materials. The land was originally settled in 1824 as part of the Austin Colony by Nancy and Henry Jones. Materials focus on the Jones and George families and the traditional Texas pursuits of cattle, cotton and oil.

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  • 1895

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  • Jan. 26, 2006, 10:26 a.m.

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  • March 26, 2007, 1:49 p.m.

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[Albert Peyton George and an unidentified man astride saddled mules], photograph, 1895; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8090/: accessed May 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting George Ranch Historical Park.