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[Andrew Jackson Sowell, Texas Ranger]

Description: Photograph of Andrew Jackson Sowell, a Texas Ranger, holding a rifle by the barrel in his right hand, and a knife in his left. Portrait was taken in a studio with a painted background depicting a landscape. Cabinet card format.
Date: 1871
Creator: Barr, D. P.
Item Type: Photograph

Colorado River, Texas near Marble Falls

Description: Photograph of a river and the surrounding landscape near Marble Falls. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Colorado River, Texas - 1879, near Marble Falls, below the falls."
Date: 1879
Item Type: Photograph

Congress Avenue

Description: Photograph of Congress Avenue, looking north from between 5th and 6th streets. 1853 Capitol building in view.
Date: 1876
Item Type: Photograph

[Congress Avenue Before 1875]

Description: Photograph of a view looking down Congress Avenue, taken before 1875. There are builidngs and horse drawn buggies lining the street. The Capitol (1853-1881) building is in the background.
Date: unknown/1875
Item Type: Photograph

[Front exterior of Governor's Mansion]

Description: Photograph of Texas Governor's Mansion front and south elevation, unpainted brick, with fence and grounds. The upper balcony is not connected to the columns. Built by Abner Cook in 1855 and continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1870 is Governor Edmund J. Davis. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a National historic landmark in 1970.
Date: 1870
Item Type: Photograph

[Governor's Mansion view from the old Capitol building]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion from the site of the old Capitol building looking at the West and north elevations of the Governor's Manstion, grounds, street, barn and picket fence. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1874 was Governor Richard Coke. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
Date: 1874
Item Type: Photograph

[John Caldwell]

Description: Photograph of John Caldwell. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Uncle John." Carte-de-visite format.
Date: October 1874
Creator: Wade's Gallery
Item Type: Photograph