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[Carry Nation sitting]

Description: Copy of a tintype image of Carry Nation. Nation is wearing a dark dress with white scarf at collar. She has a long jacket over dress. A dark colored bonnet is covering her dark hair. She has wire rimmed eyeglasses. Nation is seated and is holding something (Bible?) in her hands. Portrait ends just below knees. Scanned image is of the copy. Dimensions are of the copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Drawing of Jane Long]

Description: Photo reprint of a drawing of Jane Long. Long is wearing a dark jacket with light colored lapels She has her hair braided and pulled up on side. She is wearing a dark bonnet with white ruffled trim around hairline.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Drawing of the Sacred Heart Catholic in Richmond]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a drawing of the Sacred Heart Catholic in Richmond, Texas. The church is a brick building with double door entrance that has arched window and frame above it. A cross is seen at the top of the building above the entrance. The bell tower is located on the northeast corner of the building. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A hand painted portrait of Polly Ryon.]

Description: Photograph of a hand painted portrait of Polly Ryon. The original painting is in a wooden oval frame. Ryon, who has her dark hair parted down the center and pulled back into a bun at the crown of her head, is wearing a black dress with a white collar (collar has black trim at edging). A black bow is tied at the center of the collar and a black cross with gold trim is pinned in center. She has matching black cross earrings in her ears (only one visible.) Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A hand painted portrait of William Ryon.]

Description: Photograph (copy) of a hand painted portrait of William Ryon. The original painting is in a wooden oval frame. Ryon, whose dark hair (gray at temples) is thin on top and longer with curling at ears, is wearing a black three-piece suit with a white shirt and black tie. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum