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[Governor's Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion east elevation and front entrance. Concrete steps leading up to a walkway flanked by potted plant urns. The upper porch is screened. Trees obscure the left side of the mansion. A swing hangs on the right (north) side of the porch. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
Date: [1949..1959]
Item Type: Photograph

[Governor's Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's mansion view from across Colorado Street to the northwest, looking at the front (east) and south elevations, showing unpainted brick, people sitting on the front porch, the original staircase, and the original cantilevered balcony. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1866 was Governor James W. Throckmorton. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
Date: 1866
Item Type: Photograph

[Governor's Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion, east elevation. The building is two stories, with Ionic-style columns that run the length; there is a porch on each floor and the upper porch has intact framing, though the screens have been removed. A dark downspout is visible on the north elevation. Aluminum fencing is visible behind the mansion and several young trees are on the lawn.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph
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[Governor's Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion showing the east elevation, grounds, walkway, screened upper porch, flag pole, and Carriage House. The roof of the house is obscured by green foliage from several trees on the front lawn. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1945 was Governor Coke R. Stevenson. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph

[Governor's Mansion]

Description: Photograph of a partial view of the Texas Governor's mansion, possibly taken from the back lawn.
Date: December 1949
Creator: Studer's
Item Type: Photograph

[Governor's Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Texas Governor's mansion taken from the side lawn. "Originally part of a student report written in 1950" is written on the back of the photograph.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Governor's Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's mansion. "Originally part of a student report written in 1950" is written on the back of the photograph.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph