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[Photograph of Ezekial George from the neck up]

Description: Tintype photograph of Ezekial George. It is an oval, head shot that shows he is wearing a high-neck collar and a dark tie. He has a mustache on his face. Picture is enclosed in an ivory matte. Embossed on the far left side of the matte: "POTTERS PATENT MARCH 7 1865"
Date: March 7, 1865
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Albert Lamar George as a young boy, sitting with his legs crossed]

Description: Tintype photograph of Albert Lamar George as a young boy. He is seated in a chair with his left leg placed over his right. He appears to be holding something in his hands in his lap. He has a white, ruffled shirt on and a dark hat with a feather sticking out of the back. The photograph is enclosed in an ivory matte. Embossed on far left side of matte: " POTTERS PATENT MARCH 7 1865"
Date: March 7, 1865
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Laura H. (Jones) Herbert]

Description: Photograph of Laura H. (Jones) Herbert. In this studio bust portrait, Laura is wearing a dark dress with puffed sleeves, and shirring down sides of bodice at lace inset. There is a small pin at center of lace collar. Laura has her hair pulled back into a bun. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate with "Chambers Montgomery." printed in gold at bottom. Thin gold line borders the perimeter of the cardboard. Written on back in pencil "Cousin Millie from Laura Herbert" and in black ink "Laura Herbert Sister of Polly Ryon".
Date: 1865 - 1875
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[William Kinchen Davis wearing a dark three-piece suit and holding a cane]

Description: Photograph (may have been taken from a book) of William Kinchen Davis. Davis is wearing a dark three-piece suit with white shirt and a dark bow tie. His graying hair is parted on his left side; his mustache is gray. The top of a cane is visible in the bottom, left, center of photograph. The portrait ends just above the waist. The image dimensions are 11.5 cm x 12.2 cm and the image is framed by a thin black line that separates it from a wide white border.
Date: 1865 - 1880
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Mary Moore "Polly" Ryon]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Mary Moore "Polly" Ryon. The original bust portrait was enclosed in an textured oval frame. Polly, who has dark hair that is parted down the center and pulled back into a bun, is wearing a dark dress with high ruffled collar. She has a thick neck chain with a large square pendant at the center of the collar. Ryon is wearing ear drop earrings.
Date: 1865 - 1875
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Mary Moore "Polly" Ryon]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Mary Moore "Polly" Ryon. The original bust portrait was enclosed in an textured oval frame. Polly, who has dark hair that is parted down the center and pulled back into a bun, is wearing a dark dress with high ruffled collar. She has a thick neck chain with a large square pendant at the center of the collar. Ryon is wearing ear drop earrings.
Date: 1865 - 1875
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park