[Belle Ryon Davis wearing a dark high neck collar dress]

Description

Photograph of Belle Ryon Davis. Back of photograph in pencil identifies her as "Cousin Bell Davis". Davis, who has her graying hair loosely pulled up into a bun, is wearing a dark high neck collar dress with insets of lace at neckline and shoulders. Ruffled lace trim makes a "v" from shoulders to center of dress. Two strips of dark velvet extend from the ruffled lace. Bottom right of photograph reads: "The Elliotts Austin of (?) Texas".

Physical Description

Paper; Width/Diameter: 11.7 cm, Height: 15.6 cm

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1890 - 1900.

Context

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 379 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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George Ranch Historical Park

The George Ranch Historical Park has contributed a collection of over 2,000 photographs, artifacts, letters, artwork and more to us. The Park is a 23,000 acre working ranch and living history museum.

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Description

Photograph of Belle Ryon Davis. Back of photograph in pencil identifies her as "Cousin Bell Davis". Davis, who has her graying hair loosely pulled up into a bun, is wearing a dark high neck collar dress with insets of lace at neckline and shoulders. Ruffled lace trim makes a "v" from shoulders to center of dress. Two strips of dark velvet extend from the ruffled lace. Bottom right of photograph reads: "The Elliotts Austin of (?) Texas".

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Paper; Width/Diameter: 11.7 cm, Height: 15.6 cm

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George Ranch Museum Collection

The George Ranch Collection features extensive materials from the George Ranch Historical Park a 23,000 acre working ranch and living history museum. 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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  • 1890 - 1900

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  • 1890 - 1900

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Jan. 26, 2006, 10:26 a.m.

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  • March 15, 2007, 1:24 p.m.

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[Belle Ryon Davis wearing a dark high neck collar dress], photograph, 1890 - 1900; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8221/: accessed December 6, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting George Ranch Historical Park.