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[A woman wearing a dark-colored dress. She is sitting.]

Description: Photograph of a woman wearing a dark-colored dress. She is sitting in a chair with her left arm resting on a tasseled arm of the chair. Dress has a white lace collar and she has a black ribbon around her neck. A hurricane lamp in hanging in the top, left corner of the photo. Window is to the far right of photo. Photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate with bronze-colored trim around it. Back of photo reads: Hough's Gallery, Waco.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hough's Gallery
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Mrs. J. G. Wessendorff as a young woman.]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. J. G. Wessendorff as a young woman. Wessendorff is wearing a dark dress with ruffled netting at the shoulders. Beadwork trim at neckline and around bodice. She has a flower on her right shoulder with the stem extending across her upper chest. Her dark hair is parted in the center. Photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate with gold design that separates photo from photographer's name in gold: Irwin & Mankins, Bellville, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Irwin and Mankins
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Two young women (in center) and two young men.]

Description: Photograph of two young women (in center) and two young men (one to right and one to the left) Young women are wearing light-colored printed dresses and hats. Woman on right has dark-colored belt at her waist. The women are touching a book on a table in front of them. Photo (oval) is mounted on cardboard. Back of cardboard is pink and in purple ink (stamped) reads: Theod Koellmann, Artist, Photographer, Gonzales, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Koellmann, Theod
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[An infant in a white dress. Infant has bare feet.]

Description: Photograph of an infant in a white dress. Infant has bare feet. Cheeks are painted pink. Photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate with a thin, gold trim around photo. Blue smudges (may be ink) are along the left side of border. Back of photo reads: E.C. Lewis, Photographer, L, Bryan, Texas. Top of photo has a palette and paintbrush and camera in front of a shining light, surrounded by vines. Other designs encase writing.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lewis, E.C.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Archie Davis Jones and her sons.]

Description: Photograph of Archie Davis Jones and her sons- Kneeling: Walter Jones; left and standing: Joe Jones; right and standing holding bowl hat in front of him: Bill Jones. Boy on right has knee length pants and is holding his hat out in front of him. Boy kneeling has dark, curly hair. Cement urn to far right and tree (painted) background in top right corner. Photo has blue ink identification on back. Photo is mounted on cardboard substrate with scalloped (gold) edging. Bottom of photo in gold reads: C.O. Lorenz, Richmond, Texas.
Date: 1892
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[T.B. Wessendorff as a teenager.]

Description: Photographic portrait of T.B. Wessendorff as a teenager. Wessendorff is wearing a dark suit jacket and vest, pinstriped necktie, and white high-collar shirt. Mounted on tan cardboard substrate with scalloped edges.
Date: 1888
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[County Bridge over Brazos River]

Description: Photo mounted on cardboard. County Bridge over Brazos River, looking north. Cardboard mounting has zigzag boarder with gold trim with C.O. Lorenz, Richmond Texas printed to the left.
Date: 1892
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Fannie Lamar (Damon) as a young woman.]

Description: Photograph of Fannie Lamar (Damon) as a young woman. (Identified on back in blue ink). Damon is wearing a dark dress with large corsage on her left shoulder. A string of beads is visible above her dress collar. Photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate with gold trim which at the bottom reads "Miss Fannie Lamar" in pencil. Stamped on bottom also: RICHMOND, Lorenz, Texas. Foxing is evident across photo.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Five young men wearing three-piece suits.]

Description: Photograph of five young men wearing three-piece suits identified on back in black ink as: D. R. Peareson, Pettus Stansbury, Bassett Blakely, C.A. Beasley. Front row, man on left is lying on floor, resting on his elbow, other man on right is sitting with legs crossed. Back row, man on left is standing, man in middle is standing with arm around man on right, man on right is sitting. Bouquet of flowers visible in right background. Photograph is mounted on black cardboard substrate. Written at bottom in gold: Cabinet (emblem)Portrait, Lorenz, Richmond, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Four people. Man sitting down is scratched out in the picture.]

Description: Photograph mounted on black cardboard substrate of four people. One man with a beard is seated and has his hat in his lap. The man standing behind him is identified on back of photo in pen as: A.P. George. A woman is standing to the left of Mr. George and she is wearing a dark-colored dress. Woman standing to his right has a light-print dress with a dark vest. Bottom of cardboard reads (in gold) Cabinet Portrait. Lorenz. Richmond, Texas. Photograph has several white scratches, mainly across the image of the man seated in the chair.
Date: 1893
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Jennie Jones (Wessendorff). Young lady with dark hair.]

Description: Photograph of Jennie Jones (Wessendorff). Young lady with dark hair, wearing white dress with a flower pinned to her left shoulder. Photograph is mounted on a black cardboard substrate. Photo has white spots in many places. Printed on bottom of cardboard in gold: Cabinet Portrait. Lorenz. Richmond, Texas. (Image of two ducks and an emblem.)
Date: unknown
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Lizzie Wessendorff as a child, 1897.]

Description: Photograph of Lizzie Wessendorff (written on back of photo in ink). The little girl has on a white dress with a small, white bow in the back of her hair. She is standing in front of a mirror. Floral print carpet in foreground. Photograph is mounted on a pale gray cardboard mat. Bottom of mat in red reads: Lorenz Art Gallery Extra Finish (in palette with brushes) Richmond, Texas. Photograph is faded and has yellow spots across it.
Date: 1897
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Lizzie Wessendorff as a toddler (about 2 years old).]

Description: Photographic portrait of Lizzie Wessendorff as a toddler (about 2 years old), ca. 1897. Wessendorff is wearing a white cotton dress with lace around neck, arms, and hem. She is also wearing a brooch, necklace, and bracelet. Wessendorff is posed sitting on a stool in front of a mirror. Image is mounted on white matte with embossed vine pattern around perimeter. Photographer identified on matte as "Lorenz. Richmond, Tex."
Date: 1897
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A.M. Holmes (as identified on back in blue ink).]

Description: Photograph of A.M. Holmes (as identified on back in blue ink). Holmes is wearing a suit that is buttoned to the top. He has a dark tie with white stripes. Holmes has a long mustache that ends in defined point. Image is peeling or distorted across the middle of his face. Photograph is mounted on tan cardboard substrate that has scalloped edging with gold trim. Below a gold design at bottom is photographer name: C.O. Lorenz, Richmond, Texas.
Date: 1910
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Mamie Davis (George) and Hattie Jones (Wessendorff).]

Description: Photograph of Mamie Davis (George) and Hattie Jones (Wessendorff) as young girls. Girls are dressed in light-colored clothing. Backdrop has sky (top) and foliage) bottom for background. Photograph is mounted on cardboard substrate. Cardboard is black and has scalloped edging. Bottom of cardboard in gold reads: Cabinet Portrait. Lorenz. Richmond, Texas. ( Image of two ducks and emblem in center.)
Date: unknown
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Mary Jane Davis with an infant. ]

Description: Photograph of Mary Jane Davis with an infant. (Infant is not identified). Davis is wearing a dark dress with ruffle on shoulder and large stand-up collar. She has her hair pulled back in a bun and is wearing an earring in her ear. Infant, in white dress, has her left hand on Davis' collar and is hugging her cheek. Photograph is mounted on a black cardboard substrate which at the bottom in gold reads: Cabinet Portrait. Lorenz, Richmond, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A.P. George as a young man.]

Description: Photograph of A.P. George as a young man. He is wearing a dark colored three piece suit with white shirt and light colored bow tie. He has his hair parted on his left side. He is facing his right. "A.P. George" written in pencil on front and in pen on back. Photo is mounted on cardboard substrate with gold trim. Gold design above name of photographer: C.O. Loreznz, Richmond, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A.P. George as a young man.]

Description: Photograph mounted on cardboard substrate (with scalloped edging) of A.P. George as a young man. He is wearing a dark colored jacket with a (plaid) vest, white shirt, and light-colored bowtie. Bottom of cardboard reads (in gold): C.O. Lorenz, Richmond, Texas.
Date: 1893
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A young man with dark hair]

Description: Photograph mounted on cardboard substrate of a young man with dark hair, wearing dark shoes, stockings, and pants. He has a white shirt with dark scarf tied in a bow at his neck. He has his right leg crossed over his left. His left hand is resting on a wicker chair. Bottom of cardboard reads: C. O. Lorenze, Richmond, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lorenz, C.O.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[R.E.L. "Bob" Wessendorff as a boy.]

Description: Photograph of R.E.L. "Bob" Wessendorff as a boy (as identified on back of photo in ink). Young man is wearing a dark jacket with shiny buttons (buttoned) down the front, white shirt stand-up collar visible above jacket. He has his hair parted down the center. Photograph is mounted on gray cardboard substrate. Engraved at bottom: MARKS, AUSTIN, TEX. Picture has multiple scratches across it.
Date: unknown
Creator: Marks
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A group of people on mules.]

Description: Photo of a group of people on mules. Image is marked in silver on the bottom center of the matte, "PHOTOGRAPHIC SOUVENIR BY J.C.MCCLURE, MINERAL WELLS, TEXAS. Duplicate Can be Had by Referring to Number on Print." People identified in blue ink on back as, "L to R: Albert P. George, Mildred Booth, Mary Dee Booth, Archie Davis Jones, Girlie Slavin, Freeman Irby Booth, Mamie Davis George, Mrs. Ira Camp, J.W. Hamphil, Mrs. J.W. Slavin, Ira Camp."
Date: unknown
Creator: McClure, J.C.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Belle R. Davis, and J.H.P. Davis.]

Description: Photograph of Belle R. Davis, and J.H.P. Davis (as identified on back in blue ink). Photo was taken outdoors with Belle standing next to J.H.P. who is seated in a wooden chair. Belle is wearing a dark skirt with white shirt; she has her hair pulled up in a bun at the crown of her head. J.H.P. is wearing a three-piece suit and hat. Grass in foreground and shrubbery in background. Photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Matte has stains across it. Stamped on back of photo: Aug 15 1904 No.____ Photo By M.K. MITCHELL. Franklin, Ky. Image dimensions: 12 cm X 17.1 cm.
Date: 1904
Creator: Mitchell, M.K.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Miss Mamie Davis (Mrs. A.P. George) as a young girl.]

Description: Photograph mounted on cardboard substrate of Miss Mamie Davis (Mrs. A.P. George) as a young girl. She is wearing a white dress with lace collar. She has a chain around her neck. Bottom of cardboard written in gold reads: Morris, N.E. Cor. Market and Centre Sts., Galveston.
Date: unknown
Creator: Morris
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum