[Magazine ad showing two different bouquets]

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Magazine ad showing two different bouquets. Caption under top arrangement reads: "This buffet arrangement of stock and carnations is enhanced by the addition of the broad leaves of dieffenbachia. Caladium or dubia leaves are also suitable. To enjoy these longer, coat lower surface with a plastic spray or ordinary liquid glue. This reduces dehydration and the stiffening keeps leaf from curling. Caption under bottom photograph reads: "To add soft vines and short-stemmed flowers to your shallow trays of fruit and vegetables, insert stems into plastic water picks and hide picks among the fruits. Combine as many fruit forms as possible ... continued below

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Paper; Length/Circumference: 26.8, Width/Diameter: 34.6

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This artwork 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 33 times . More information about this work 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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Magazine ad showing two different bouquets. Caption under top arrangement reads: "This buffet arrangement of stock and carnations is enhanced by the addition of the broad leaves of dieffenbachia. Caladium or dubia leaves are also suitable. To enjoy these longer, coat lower surface with a plastic spray or ordinary liquid glue. This reduces dehydration and the stiffening keeps leaf from curling. Caption under bottom photograph reads: "To add soft vines and short-stemmed flowers to your shallow trays of fruit and vegetables, insert stems into plastic water picks and hide picks among the fruits. Combine as many fruit forms as possible for easy arrangement. The pineapple in this picture is stuck on a needle holder to keep it at desired angle." Very bottom of page, right corner, magazine notes: "Woman's Home Companion (page) 37" Old Object Term: Magazine

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Paper; Length/Circumference: 26.8, Width/Diameter: 34.6

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George Ranch Museum Collection

This 23,000-acre working ranch and living history museum 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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  • Jan. 26, 2006, 10:26 a.m.

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  • March 14, 2007, 3:01 p.m.

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[Magazine ad showing two different bouquets], artwork, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8465/: accessed September 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting George Ranch Historical Park.