[A woman standing beside a chair wearing a black dress and hat]

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Photograph of a woman standing facing left with her right hand resting on the top of a tapestry chair that has a white crocheted blanket draped across it while her left arm is by her side and holding a hand fan. In this studio portrait, the woman is wearing a dark dress with pleats along the bottom and a bow on the side and a long-sleeved, fitted jacket with buttons from the waste to the neck. White ruffles at her cuffs extend from the dark jacket and she is wearing black crocheted gloves. A watch chain hangs around her neck … continued below

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

Creation Information

Barr, David Perry 1870~/1880~.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: George Ranch Museum Collection and was provided by the George Ranch Historical Park to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 125 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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Description

Photograph of a woman standing facing left with her right hand resting on the top of a tapestry chair that has a white crocheted blanket draped across it while her left arm is by her side and holding a hand fan. In this studio portrait, the woman is wearing a dark dress with pleats along the bottom and a bow on the side and a long-sleeved, fitted jacket with buttons from the waste to the neck. White ruffles at her cuffs extend from the dark jacket and she is wearing black crocheted gloves. A watch chain hangs around her neck and down to a pocket watch in a small pocket on the front of her jacket. She is wearing dangle earrings and a dark hat with flowers on the left side sits atop her dark, curly hair. The backdrop is of a room with a fireplace on the right side. A table with books on it sits behind and to the left of the chair. Attached to a cardboard substrate. On bottom of matte, photographer's mark: "BARR & WRIGHT HOUSTON, TEX".

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

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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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  • 1870~/1880~

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  • Jan. 26, 2006, 10:26 a.m.

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  • Aug. 26, 2022, 6:21 p.m.

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Barr, David Perry. [A woman standing beside a chair wearing a black dress and hat], photograph, 1870~/1880~; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8477/: accessed April 20, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting George Ranch Historical Park.

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