[Portrait of Belle Ryon Davis]

Description

Photograph of Belle Ryon Davis. In the bust portrait, Davis is wearing a dark dress with shirring on right shoulder and intricate beadwork on the left shoulder. Buttons run down the front of the dress beginning just below the high necked collar. Where the collar splits into a short v-, a half-moon shaped (diamond?) stick pin is attached. A chain is slightly visible from fifth button. Davis has curled hair at forehead and around temples with the rest pulled back into a bun. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate. The outer perimeter of the cardboard is bordered ...

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 11 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1875 - 1885.

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 50 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. In the bust portrait, Davis is wearing a dark dress with shirring on right shoulder and intricate beadwork on the left shoulder. Buttons run down the front of the dress beginning just below the high necked collar. Where the collar splits into a short v-, a half-moon shaped (diamond?) stick pin is attached. A chain is slightly visible from fifth button. Davis has curled hair at forehead and around temples with the rest pulled back into a bun. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate. The outer perimeter of the cardboard is bordered by a thin brown line. Between bottom of portrait and border is written: "Scholten, St. Louis." Back of photograph in brown print: Scholten Portraits 920,922 Olive St. St. Louis." and in pencil "Bell Ryon".

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 11 cm.

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Width/Diameter: 10.7 cm, Height: 16.4 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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  • 1875 - 1885

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  • 1875 - 1885

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Jan. 26, 2006, 10:26 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 29, 2009, 1:23 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[Portrait of Belle Ryon Davis], photograph, 1875 - 1885; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8225/: accessed August 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting George Ranch Historical Park.