[Exterior View of the Austin Tropic Shop]

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Photograph of an exterior view of the Austin Tropic Shop furniture store. The bottom floor is surrounded with large plate glass windows, and there is a billboard advertisement on the roof. The photograph is underexposed.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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Mears, Dewey G. April 20, 1950.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Dewey G. Mears Photograph Archive and was provided by Austin History Center, Austin Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 24 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

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As the local history division of the Austin Public Library, the Austin History Center collects and preserves information about local governments, businesses, residents, institutions, and neighborhoods so that generations to come will have access to Austin history.

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Description

Photograph of an exterior view of the Austin Tropic Shop furniture store. The bottom floor is surrounded with large plate glass windows, and there is a billboard advertisement on the roof. The photograph is underexposed.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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Dewey G. Mears Photograph Archive

Dewey Gerald Mears was a noted architectural photographer based in Austin, Texas from the 1940s through 1990s. Photographs from his collection document the architecture, commercial businesses and people of Austin and Central Texas during the mid-to-late 20th century.

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  • April 20, 1950

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  • June 22, 2017, 10:16 p.m.

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  • Oct. 31, 2017, 2:25 p.m.

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  • 30.259482, -97.746272

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Mears, Dewey G. [Exterior View of the Austin Tropic Shop], photograph, April 20, 1950; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth856524/: accessed May 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.