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[T.B. Wessendorff labeled "Uncle Tom".]

Description: Photograph of T.B. Wessendorff labeled "Uncle Tom" on back of photograph in blue ink. Wessendorff is wearing school military jacket and hat. Photograph is mounted on cardboard substrate with a circular design etched around the edge. Bottom of photo reads: S.B. Hill, Austin, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hill, S. B.

[John M. Moore Home in 1914]

Description: Photographic postcard of John M. Moore Home, 1914. Image shows two white rocking chairs at center of front porch. Windows are shuttered. Written in blue ink on back, "Wish you were here with us." Addressed to "Mr. Jno. M. Moore, Jr., 203 West 19th St., Austin, Texas." Green one cent stamp with George Washington, cancelled Richmond, May 24, 7:30 pm, 1914.
Date: 1914

[Photograph of Jane Long holding a fan]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Jane Long purchased from the University of Texas archives, Austin, Texas and given to the Museum. It is a copy of the image in the Barker Archives. Long is seated and wearing a dark dress with white lace at collar. She is holding a fan in her left hand. Her long dark hair is curled and has lace headpieces on either side of her head. Original daguerreotype portrait is in an oval frame and ends at the knee. Scanned image is of the copy. Copy of image measures: 11.5 cm X 13.7 cm.
Date: 1850

[R.E.L. "Bob" Wessendorff as a boy.]

Description: Photograph of R.E.L. "Bob" Wessendorff as a boy (as identified on back of photo in ink). Young man is wearing a dark jacket with shiny buttons (buttoned) down the front, white shirt stand-up collar visible above jacket. He has his hair parted down the center. Photograph is mounted on gray cardboard substrate. Engraved at bottom: MARKS, AUSTIN, TEX. Picture has multiple scratches across it.
Date: unknown
Creator: Marks

[A tintype portrait of Henry Jones.]

Description: Photographic copy of a tintype portrait of Henry Jones. Jones was a member of Austin's "Old Three Hundred." Jones is wearing a dark colored jacket with the lapels of a lighter color seen underneath. He has a sweater and white shirt underneath the jacket. A dark colored tie is tied at the collar of the white shirt. Jones has graying hair with a beard. His wire framed glasses are on his forehead. The scanned image is of the copy.
Date: unknown

[Willie B. Blakely (bust shot) as a boy.]

Description: Photographic portrait of Willie B. Blakely (bust shot) as a boy. Blakely appears to be about 12 years old and is wearing a light colored suit coat, white shirt, necktie with thin vertical stripes, and round tie pin. Image is cropped into an oval and mounted onto a pale gray matte. Photographer's mark in silver at lower right: "The Elliots, Austin, Tex." Image dimensions: 8.8 cm x 12.5 cm
Date: 1900
Creator: Elliots