[Eleven people standing outdoors, next to a tent]

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Postcard image of eleven people standing outdoors next to a tent as a man sits in a chair and plays the fiddle. The man playing the fiddle, to the left of the photo, is wearing dark pants, white shirt, and black hat. He has a long gray beard and has the fiddle tucked under his chin and right shoulder. The bow is in his right hand. The people may be gypsies who camped out in the woods. Text on back of post card reads: "Post Card This Side For The Address Place Postage (CSKO) Stamp Here".

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Paper; Width/Diameter: 12.8 cm, Height: 8.9 cm

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1885 - 1910.

Context

This postcard 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 24 times . More information about this postcard 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

Postcard image of eleven people standing outdoors next to a tent as a man sits in a chair and plays the fiddle. The man playing the fiddle, to the left of the photo, is wearing dark pants, white shirt, and black hat. He has a long gray beard and has the fiddle tucked under his chin and right shoulder. The bow is in his right hand. The people may be gypsies who camped out in the woods. Text on back of post card reads: "Post Card This Side For The Address Place Postage (CSKO) Stamp Here".

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Paper; Width/Diameter: 12.8 cm, Height: 8.9 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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  • 1885 - 1910

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  • 1885 - 1910

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Jan. 26, 2006, 10:26 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 1, 2010, 6:48 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[Eleven people standing outdoors, next to a tent], postcard, 1885 - 1910; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8836/: accessed December 10, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting George Ranch Historical Park.