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[Kelly's "Diamond Point" right twist barbed wire.]
Kelly's "Diamond Point" right twist barb clamped on line wire, Patented February 11, 1868
[Single strand barbed wire. Merrill's early four point.]
Single strand barbed wire. Merrill's early four point, Patented by L and J. Merrill September 9, 1871
Double strand barbed wire, Glidden winner, Patented November 24, 1874
Double strand barbed wire, Glidden winner, Patented November 24, 1874
Jacob Haish's "Improved S Barb" barbed wire, Patented August 31, 1875
Jacob Haish's "Improved S Barb" barbed wire, Patented August 31, 1875
H. N. Frentress barbed wire, Split Diamond, Patented December 14, 1875
H. N. Frentress barbed wire, Split Diamond, Patented December 14, 1875
Watkin's "Lazy Plate" barbed wire, William Watkins, November 21, 1876
Watkin's "Lazy Plate" barbed wire, William Watkins, November 21, 1876
J. Nelson barbed wire, Patented December 12, 1876
J. Nelson barbed wire, Patented December 12, 1876
Single strand barbed wire, Burnell Four Point, Patented June 19, 1877
Single strand barbed wire, Burnell Four Point, Patented June 19, 1877
[Double strand, single line wide wrapped barbed wire.]
Double strand, single line wide wrapped barbed wire, M. Daley, October 29, 1878
J. Brinkerhoff barbed wire, Twisted, Patented April 8, 1879
J. Brinkerhoff barbed wire, Twisted, Patented April 8, 1879
Double strand barbed wire, N.G. Ross, Patented June 10, 1879
Double strand barbed wire, N.G. Ross, Patented June 10, 1879
Belter Victorian settee with old rose upholstery.
Belter Victorian settee with old rose upholstery. The back has two large, round upholstered sections (one on either end) and a lower center piece with some upholstery and decorative latticework. The wooden frame has several carved decorations on the arms, legs, and other segments.
H.B. Scutt barbed wire, Patented September 21, 1880
H.B. Scutt barbed wire, Patented September 21, 1880
Double strand barbed wire, M.C. Shinn, patented March 1, 1881
Double strand barbed wire, M.C. Shinn, patented March 1, 1881
Single strand. M. C. Shinn, Patented March 1, 1881
Single strand. M. C. Shinn, Patented March 1, 1881
J.Brinkerhoff barbed wire, Patented May 17, 1881
J. Brinkerhoff barbed wire, Patented May 17, 1881
[T.V. Allis "Buck thorn" barbed wire.]
T.V. Allis "Buck thorn" barbed wire, wide, medium and narrow widths. Patented July 26, 1881
Dodge and Washburn barbed wire, Patented January 4, 1882
Dodge and Washburn barbed wire, Patented January 4, 1882
Double strand. Dodge and Washburn reverse. January 4, 1882
Double strand. Dodge and Washburn reverse. January 4, 1882
[Double strand, C.C. Baker flat barbed wire.]
Double strand, C.C.Baker flat barbed wire, modification of patent, February 17, 1883
Jacob Haish's "Parallel barbed wire, Patented August 31, 1885
Jacob Haish's "Parallel barbed wire, Patented August 31, 1885
Flat Barb barbed wire - Brotherton, patented September 3, 1887
Flat Barb barbed wire - Brotherton, patented September 3, 1887
[J. Brotherton "Round Barb", Barb is reversed Twist.]
J. Brotherton "Round Barb", Barb is reversed Twist, Patented September 3, 1887
Rusty blade.
Rusty blade of a Scythe.
[Fishing rod]
Fishing rod that has a long yellowish-white rod with five [Blank] attached with yellow and black [Blank]. The handle is green painted metal. The cork grip is missing, mostly likely rotted off. The reel is a cylinder shape and is silver in color. It has four thin bars separating the two flat ends of the reel, and one big bar, the spool in the center with cloth string wrapped around it. One side has a crank for winding the string. It has yellow handles that have been painted black.
[Anton Wessendorff.]
Copy print of an 1860 charcoal portrait of Anton Wessendorff, taken from a book. Wessendorff is visible from the chest up and is wearing a dark jacket and tie with a light-colored shirt; he also has a full beard and mustache.
[Businesses built along railroad]
Photograph of business buildings built about 1915 along a railroad. The Brazos River Bridge (railroad bridge) can be seen on far right. A wooden ledge built next to the railroad tracks is visible in the foreground.
[Calvary Episcopal Church in Richmond, Texas]
Photograph of the old Calvary Episcopal Church in Richmond, Texas. White, wooden building with tall tower above front entrance (has three windows) with a cross at the top. There is a window on either side of the double (closed) door entrance; the windows have arched insets. There are trees on the left of photo.
Cartridge case buckle, small rectangular buckle piece.
Cartridge case buckle, small rectangular buckle piece.
[Chest of tools possibly belonging to Anton B. Wessendorff]
It is believed that this chest and tools belonged to Anton B. Wessendorff, a cabinet maker who came to America from Germany about 1850 when he was about 20 yrs old. He started a small cabinet shop in Richmond about 1855 adding a small line of lumber and nails as demand developed. He also began making and finishing caskets.
[Chest of tools possibly belonging to Anton B. Wessendorff]
It is believed that this chest and tools belonged to Anton B. Wessendorff, a cabinet maker who came to America from Germany about 1850 when he was about 20 yrs old. He started a small cabinet shop in Richmond about 1855 adding a small line of lumber and nails as demand developed. He also began making and finishing caskets.
[Closed Round Container]
Round container with an octagonal lid.
Double strand, Baker type hanging barbed wire
Double strand, Baker type hanging barbed wire
Double Strand barbed wire, Slit Diamond, 4 pt. Unknown Date
Double Strand barbed wire, Slit Diamond, 4 pt. Unknown Date
Double strand, Forked Tongue Brotherton Barbed wire
Double strand, Forked Tongue Brotherton Barbed wire
Double strand, horse barbed wire
Double strand, horse barbed wire
Double strand, Imported Glidden type barbed wire. No Date.
Double strand, Imported Glidden type barbed wire. No Date.
[Double strand, modern wire, Dodge and Washburn barbed wire.]
Double strand, modern wire, Dodge and Washburn type, halfround barb. No date.
Double strand, Planter barbed wire
Double strand, Planter barbed wire
Furnace stoker from Fort Bend County Courthouse
Furnace stoker from Fort Bend County Courthouse
Furnace stoker from Fort Bend County Courthouse
Furnace stoker from Fort Bend County Courthouse
Glidden Hog barbed wire, galv. line called "the Winner", Patented 1874
Piece of Glidden Hog barbed wire, galv. line called "the Winner", patented 1874.
[H&R 44 double barrel shotgun]
H&R 44 double barrel with exposed hammer. Owned by Joe A. Wessendorf Joe C. Shot his first rabbit with this gun
Hand forged iron pilers used as part of a turnbuckle
Hand forged iron pilers used as part of a turnbuckle
[J. H. P. Davis Home in Richmond, Texas]
Photograph (copy) of the J. H. P. Davis Home in Richmond, Texas. Mr. And Mrs. J. H. P. Davis are standing in the doorway of the house and Mrs. George is standing to the left on the porch. The house is a white two-story wooden home with shutters and trim of dark paint. The house has a white picket fence in front. An African-American man is standing next to a carriage (on far side) pulled by a white horse. Top of fence post in right foreground.
[John Maddock and Sons Royal Vitreous coffee/tea cup with gold rim]
John Maddock & Sons Royal Vitreous 8 coffee/tea cups with gold rim with yellow, pink, and red floral design
[John Maddock and Sons Royal Vitreous dinner plate with gold rim]
John Maddock & Sons Royal Vitreous 8 dinner plates with gold rim with yellow, pink, and red floral design in the middle of the plate
[John Maddock and Sons Royal Vitreous oval serving plate with gold rim]
John Maddock & Sons Royal Vitreous oval serving plate with gold rim with yellow, pink, and red floral design in the middle of the plate
[John Maddock and Sons Royal Vitreous oval shaped serving bowl with gold rim]
John Maddock & Sons Royal Vitreous oval shaped serving bowl with gold rim, floral design in the middle
[John Maddock and Sons Royal Vitreous small bread/butter plate]
John Maddock & Sons Royal Vitreous 16 small bread/butter plates floral design with gold molding around edge