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[Mamie Davis George and T.W. "Bud" Davis]

Description: Mamie Davis George and T.W. "Bud" Davis in studio portrait, hand tinted watercolor. Frame is shadow box style with frame on frame appearance; inner frame dark finish with white floral etching; middle frame of dark gold; outer frame medium wood tone. 1882 Old Object Term: Photograph and Frame
Date: 1882
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Polly Ryon and Col. William W. Ryon]

Description: Oval double black and white photograph of Polly Ryon and Col. William W. Ryon, re-framed in 20th C. with single mat and frame. Polly Ryon is wearing a high collar and has her hair tied back.
Date: c. 1870
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Polly Ryon and Col. William W. Ryon]

Description: Oval double black and white photograph of Polly Ryon and Col. William W. Ryon, re-framed in 20th C. with single mat and frame. Polly Ryon is wearing a high collar and has her hair tied back.
Date: c. 1870
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of William Ryon]

Description: Photograph of William Ryon in Victorian walnut shadowbox frame. c. 1870. The photograph has faded from age.
Date: c. 1870
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Mrs. Mary Moore Ryon (Polly Jones Ryon)]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. Mary Moore Ryon (Polly Jones Ryon) in Victorian walnut shadowbox frame. c. 1870. She is wearing a high-collared shirt and her hair is tied up. The photo is showing slight wear.
Date: c. 1870
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Daguerreotype of Henry Jones]

Description: Daguerreotype of Henry Jones. He is wearing a dark jacket with a lighter colored jacket underneath. Also, he is wearing a light colored vest, white collared shirt and a dark tie. He has a full beard and his glasses are pushed up onto his forehead. Enclosed in a gold toned frame.
Date: 1840/1861
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of a man in military]

Description: Photograph of a man in military uniform holding a medical field bag. The man has a red cross arm band on his left arm. Shrubs obscure the exterior wall of a white wooden building in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Paper print of Henry Jones]

Description: Salted paper print of Henry Jones. The bust portrait was cut into an oval and placed on a tan cardboard substrate. Jones, who has his hair parted on the side and has a beard, is wearing a dark jacket, white shirt, and dark tie. Image dimensions are: 13.6 cm X 18.5 cm.
Date: 1840 - 1861
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of J.H.P. Davis]

Description: Photograph of J.H.P. Davis. Davis is wearing a tweed jacket (top button is buttoned), white shirt, and bow tie. Davis has short dark hair (slightly gray at temples) parted on his left side, and thin dark mustache. Written on back of photograph in pencil: "JHP Davis". The bust portrait was taken by "Rose" of "Galveston" as written at the bottom of the bevel edged cardboard substrate. Pose is similar to 2000.007.002.
Date: 1879
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of J.H.P. Davis]

Description: Photograph of J.H.P. Davis. In the bust portrait, Davis is wearing a tweed jacket with the top button buttoned, white shirt, and dark tie. His short dark hair (graying at temples) is parted on his left side and he has a thin, dark mustache. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. Same pose as 2000.007.001.
Date: 1879
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of J.H.P. Davis, who has graying mustache]

Description: Photograph of J.H.P. Davis. Davis, who has gray hair and graying mustache, is wearing a three piece suit (jacket has plaid pinstripe), white round collared shirt, and dark tie (with white polka dots). Watch chain visible across vest (second button hole). The photograph is mounted on an off-white textured matte. Texture varies near portrait as a border. Image dimensions are: 9.8 cm x 14.1 cm. Written at bottom of portrait in pencil: "same" and near bottom of matte: "Ex con" (?). Label on the back of the portrait is type written in black and is filled in on dotted lines in ink: The Lewis Publishing Co (?) [torn] 358 Dearborn St., Chicago, Name of Edition SE Texas Portrait Order No. 44 By whom taken JE Whitcher Portrait of JHP Jones By whom given [ditto] Book order No. [blank] Size 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 Style steel process square (?) buelgrown (?) Autograph [blank] Number of Extras given [blank] Remarks Extras delivered. Another label [lined notebook paper] written in ink reads: Return to JHP Davis Richmond, Texas. Also in pencil: 32 10 32.00 23 12 10 150. Two 5 x 7 B & W (oval) copies of this pose are accessioned at the same number.
Date: 1890 - 1910
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of J.H.P. Davis]

Description: Photograph of J.H.P. Davis. Davis, who has gray hair and graying mustache, is wearing a three piece suit (jacket has plaid pinstripe), white collared shirt, and dark tie (with white polka dots). Watch chain visible across vest (second button hole). Appears to be a copy of 2000.007.006 Underneath picture is typed: "J. H. P. DAVIS"
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of J.H.P. Davis. Davis is wearing a tweed jacket]

Description: Photograph of J.H.P. Davis. Davis is wearing a tweed jacket (top button is buttoned), white shirt, and bow tie. Davis has short dark hair (slightly gray at temples) parted on his left side, and thin dark mustache. The bust portrait was taken by "Rose" of "Galveston" as written at the bottom of the bevel edged cardboard substrate. Pose is similar to 2000.007.002.
Date: 1879
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of J.H.P. Davis taken by "Scholten, St. Louis"]

Description: Photograph of J.H.P. Davis taken by "Scholten, St. Louis" as written on the bottom. In the bust portrait, Davis is wearing a jacket with a dark (with pattern of white shapes) cravat over the collar of his white shirt. Davis has short dark hair and mustache. The portrait is mounted on a cardboard substrate which has a thin gold line around perimeter of photograph and the photographer name at bottom.
Date: 1875 - 1880
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[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
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[An old woman holding a baby]

Description: Photograph titled "Christmas 1921" as written in ink on right border of picture. Back of photograph identifies the woman and child as "Probably Belle Davis [and] Mary Jones". Davis, who has glasses and gray hair pulled into a bun at the nape of her neck, is wearing a white blouse and dark skirt. She has her back to the camera and she is facing the child that she is holding in her arms. The child, who has her thumb in her mouth, is wearing a long sleeved white gown. White balustrade just beyond Davis and Jones. White picket fence and trees in background. Photograph bears evidence that it was possibly glued into an album.
Date: 1921
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[J.H.P. Davis as a young boy, sitting in a wooden chair]

Description: Tintype of J.H.P. Davis as a young boy. He is sitting in a wooden chair holding a small, light colored purse in his left hand and fabric of some sort in his right hand. He is wearing a pin-striped dress, high socks with a band of light colored designs around the top and sandals that have three buckles. He has a lacy, white collar on and his hair is parted down the middle. Attached to a cardboard substrate.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of J.H.P. Davis from his elbows up]

Description: Photograph of J.H.P. Davis from his elbows up. Same image as 2000.008.002 Mr. Davis is wearing a dark jacket, dark vest, dark print tie and a white collared shirt. He is wearing his cattle ribbon and pin on his left jacket collar. He has a gray mustache and gray hair. On matte at bottom left of photo, photographer's mark: "Moffett".
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[J.H.P. Davis with a dark suit and a spotted tie]

Description: Portrait of J.H.P. Davis that has been cropped into a circle measuring 17.7 cm in diameter. Davis, who has gray hair and a graying mustache, is wearing a tweed three piece suit, white shirt, and lattice patterned tie. A ribbon with legible portion of it reading: ''ANNUAL CONVENTION" is pinned to his left lapel by a round pin bearing five points. Portrait is cropped above the waist. To left of photograph: "Moffett". Back of photograph in pencil: "J. H. P. Davis 5565[over]8 E 875% 4x6 #5.
Date: 1890
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[A photograph of Lizzie Lamar George and a photograph of Ezekial George]

Description: The photograph is a copy of two separate photographs compiled into one. The photograph on left is portrait of Lizzie Lamar George taken by Kersting, Galveston (written on bottom of cardboard substrate of original). Lizzie was the third wife of Ezekial George. The oval portrait, shows Lizzie wearing a dark button front dress with rounded, velvet collar. She has a floral corsage pinned on her right shoulder. Her hair is loosely pulled up and back into a bun. The second photograph on right is a copy of an original tintype of Ezekial George. The tintype shows a bust portrait of George who has dark hair and mustache. The original tintype is cut in an oval and is placed in a folder. The back of the photo is stamped in magenta type: "A. S. Masterson Commercial Photography & Picture Framing Cathedral 7541 - San Antonio."
Date: 1855 - 1880
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
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Thomas Walter (Bud) Davis wearing a dark suit, tie, and hat]

Description: Photograph of Thomas Walter (Bud) Davis. In the portrait, Davis is wearing a dark suit, dark tie with white striping, and a light colored felt hat with a flat, squared crown. The photograph ends just below the waist. The portrait is encased in a gray folder. Matte surrounding the portrait has black border around photograph and an embossed border around black border. In black print near bottom of portrait: "H. H. Morris, Galveston, Texas." Front closure of folder has silver leaf trim at center. Image dimensions are: 9.2 cm x 14.4 cm. The photograph is adhered to the folder and is therefore accessioned as a unit.
Date: 1890 - 1900
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Thomas Walter (Bud) Davis wearing a dark suit, tie, and hat]

Description: Photograph of Thomas Walter (Bud) Davis. In the portrait, Davis is wearing a dark suit, dark tie with white striping, and a light colored felt hat with a flat, squared crown. The photograph ends just below the waist. Back of photograph in blue ink: " This is "Bud Davis Aunt Mamie Georges' brother [underlined]'". Same pose as 2000.014.007-12.
Date: 1890 - 1900
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park