[A man on horseback watching over a flock of sheep at George Ranch house]

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Photograph of the George Ranch house taken before December 21, 1924. The George Ranch house is a two story white wooden house with a cistern house on the left of the house. The house is enclosed by a white picket fence. In left foreground, there is a man (possibly identified as Wiley Jones) on horseback watching over a flock of sheep. The man, who has a long gray beard, is wearing dark pants, jacket, and a hat. On the George Ranch house, note that both porches are open, both story windows are shuttered, and foul pens are at southeast approach ...

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Paper; Width/Diameter: 17.4 cm, Height: 13 cm

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1911 - 1924.

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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. 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 the George Ranch house taken before December 21, 1924. The George Ranch house is a two story white wooden house with a cistern house on the left of the house. The house is enclosed by a white picket fence. In left foreground, there is a man (possibly identified as Wiley Jones) on horseback watching over a flock of sheep. The man, who has a long gray beard, is wearing dark pants, jacket, and a hat. On the George Ranch house, note that both porches are open, both story windows are shuttered, and foul pens are at southeast approach of house. The cistern house is unpainted in this photograph, and has a weather vane at the top of it. There is no driveway leading to the front of the house. Photograph .001 is mounted on black cardboard substrate. Dimensions below are of the image itself. Dimensions of .001 on substrate are approximately: 25.4 cm x 20.3 cm.

Physical Description

Paper; Width/Diameter: 17.4 cm, Height: 13 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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  • 1911 - 1924

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  • 1911 - 1924

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  • Jan. 26, 2006, 10:26 a.m.

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  • March 8, 2007, 2:24 p.m.

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[A man on horseback watching over a flock of sheep at George Ranch house], photograph, 1911 - 1924; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth9055/: accessed July 24, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting George Ranch Historical Park.