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Matt Turner and wife, Richardson, Texas

Description: Copy of a photograph, a man and a woman, head and chest visible. The formal portrait is a horizontal oval mounted on stock. The man has a beard and moustache, is wearing a suitcoat and vest, with shirt and tie. The woman is wearing a dark dress, with dark moire satin bow at the neck, a brooch on her left side, and an earring visible on her left ear.
Date: 1890/1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Photograph of Edith Wilson]

Description: Photograph of Edith Wilson. She wears a black dress, and stands holding a book against the arm of a wicker couch. A hat sits on the couch next to her.
Date: 1890~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Portrait of Neal Wright]

Description: Photograph of Neal Wright (son of Robert G. Wright and nephew of William C. Wright) as a young man. Wright is wearing a dark suit jacket, tie, and vest. He is posed as if he is walking through a garden gate and the backdrop and props includ fake foliage and trees. Text on the back of the photograph reads, in three sets of handwriting: "This picture was taken in the year of 1893 at the age of 22 years. Neal Wright, Born April 19, 1871 near Boliver Texas," "lived at Strawn, brother of Bob, Ernest Wright," and "Son of Robert Washington Wright & Arcanie Gober."
Date: 1893
Creator: Jones
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Marie Bartholomew