[Mary Smith McNabb]

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Salted paper photograph of "Mary Smith McNabb, first wife of John McNabb and mother of Alexander McNabb, Sr. perhaps about 1856-1860 or earlier. Birthday unknown. Died May 9, 1860. Her remains were moved from the family cemetery northwest of Rosenberg to Morton Cemetery in Richmond in the Spring of 1974." as was written in blue ink on the back of the picture. Photograph is of a woman with her dark hair parted on the side and pulled back in a bun at the nape of her neck. She is wearing a dark dress with light colored vine print and a ... continued below

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Height:16.3 cm, Length/Circumference:10.6 cm, Width/Diameter:

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Creator: Unknown. 1856.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Fort Bend Museum Collection and was provided by Fort Bend Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 70 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Fort Bend Museum

Since 1967, the Museum has preserved and interpreted state and county history. It provides a glimpse into life on the Brazos River through exhibit galleries, home museums, and a walking tour of historic Richmond. Among the Museum's materials are photos of prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation and "Mother of Texas" Janne Long.

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Description

Salted paper photograph of "Mary Smith McNabb, first wife of John McNabb and mother of Alexander McNabb, Sr. perhaps about 1856-1860 or earlier. Birthday unknown. Died May 9, 1860. Her remains were moved from the family cemetery northwest of Rosenberg to Morton Cemetery in Richmond in the Spring of 1974." as was written in blue ink on the back of the picture. Photograph is of a woman with her dark hair parted on the side and pulled back in a bun at the nape of her neck. She is wearing a dark dress with light colored vine print and a white lace collar. A brooch is pinned on the collar. Background of a window on left and bookshelves on right. Photograph is mounted on black cardboard substrate with gold trim around the edges.

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Height:16.3 cm, Length/Circumference:10.6 cm, Width/Diameter:

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Fort Bend Museum Collection

Photographs of artifacts from the Fort Bend Museum and local area. Materials include images of U.S. Congressman John M. Moore, prohibitionist Carrie A. Nation, and Jane Long, the "Mother of Texas."

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  • 1856

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  • April 15, 2005, 10:16 a.m.

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  • April 12, 2007, 4:37 p.m.

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[Mary Smith McNabb], photograph, 1856; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth810/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fort Bend Museum.