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[George Baker with a beard, at about 60 years old]

Description: Photograph of George Baker at about 60 years old. Back of photo written in blue ink has identification photo. Also states: George Baker was buried Baker lot, Richmond, Texas. Born 8-5-39 and died 10-10-1916. Baker wearing small, wire-framed eyeglasses, has thinning, gray hair with mustache and beard. He is wearing a striped suit with a white shirt and dark scarf. Photograph (oval) is mounted on a gray cardboard matte with a darker gray and white border around photo.
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The Old Jail and Surrounding Area]

Description: Photograph of the old jail and surrounding area taken from the top of the Courthouse during the flood of 1899. There's a group of trees in the far right corner, and railroad tracks in the left corner. This photograph is mounted on a cardboard card with a circular pattern around portrait. The text on the bottom of the cardboard reads: "Lorenz Art Gallery Extra Finish (written in a drawing of a paint palette and brushes) Richmond, Texas." Top and bottom left corner are broken (pieces missing).
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of Richmond, Texas During the Flood of 1899]

Description: Photograph of Richmond, Texas during the flood of 1899. The T. B. Wessendorff Lumber Yard is on the right, there are three men in a small wooden boat floating in the water and the top of the Courthouse is visible above the lumber yard buildings. This cardboard mat has circular designs around it, and is inscribed in gold print at bottom: "Lorenz Art Gallery Extra Finish (written in image of a paint palette with brushes) Richmond, Texas."
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Rosenberg Post Office in 1899]

Description: Photograph of the Rosenberg Post Office in 1899. White, wooden building with tall front and covered porch. Man on bicycle in front of porch. One man and three women standing on porch, and two women in bonnets are sitting in doorway. A horse is tied to the post of porch on right. Meyer Real Estate on right, also. Written on front of photo in blue ink: Rosenberg and in black ink: 1899. Photo appears to have been mounted on cardboard or in an album. Tear in right corner.
Date: 1899
Partner: Fort Bend Museum