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[Art work entitled: "Getting The Scent By George Wright"]

Description: Outer frame is carved wood, inner frame is wood painted gold. Back reads "GETTING THE SCENT BY GEORGE WRIGHT" scene is of several hunters on open hills, a group of dogs and more hunters are in the background. Old Object Term: Print & Frame
Date: unknown
Creator: Wright, George

[Black silhouette of the left side of a woman]

Description: Black silhouette of the left side of a woman. Her hair is in a bun at the nape of her neck and she is wearing a hat. The silhouette is resting (at one time attached) to a cardboard substrate. At bottom of matte, photographer's mark: "J. B. SLINN, Premiere Artists, CAIRO STREET, WORLD'S FAIR, CHICAGO, ILLS."
Date: unknown

[Color drawing of a woman wearing a veil]

Description: Colored bust drawing of woman. Appears to be removed from a page in a book. She has dark hair with pearls and a flower in her hair. Her head is covered with a sheer, pale blue veil that falls above her chest. A pink flower is in the center above her chest. She is wearing a necklace composed of dark ribbon and a gold pendant. She is wearing gold earrings and makeup.
Date: unknown

[Magazine ad showing two different bouquets]

Description: Magazine ad showing two different bouquets. Caption under top arrangement reads: "This buffet arrangement of stock and carnations is enhanced by the addition of the broad leaves of dieffenbachia. Caladium or dubia leaves are also suitable. To enjoy these longer, coat lower surface with a plastic spray or ordinary liquid glue. This reduces dehydration and the stiffening keeps leaf from curling. Caption under bottom photograph reads: "To add soft vines and short-stemmed flowers to your shallow trays of fruit and vegetables, insert stems into plastic water picks and hide picks among the fruits. Combine as many fruit forms as possible for easy arrangement. The pineapple in this picture is stuck on a needle holder to keep it at desired angle." Very bottom of page, right corner, magazine notes: "Woman's Home Companion (page) 37" Old Object Term: Magazine
Date: unknown

[Multi-colored image of A.P. George]

Description: Multi-colored image of A.P. George. Image is identical to 2000.023.010 A.P. George is wearing a dark, three-piece suit with a dark print tie and a white collared shirt. His hair is parted on his left side. The image is surrounded by purple, orange and yellow colors.
Date: unknown

[Oval portrait of William Kinchen Davis with his hair parted]

Description: Copy of an original oval portrait of William Kinchen Davis. Davis, who has his dark hair parted on his right side, is wearing a dark jacket, white shirt, and a dark bow tie. Portrait ends just above the waist. Back of photograph in pencil: "Copy of original property of Mrs. A. Y. (Virginia) Scarborough Richmond, Texas 6-1981" and at bottom of back in pencil: "WKD/ph. 1:1".
Date: 1840 - 1855

[Painting of a dog looking at a dead quail]

Description: Oil painting depicting a brown-and-white dog looking at a dead quail that is lying spread on the ground in the foreground of the image. The painting is framed in wood with black and gold trim.
Date: unknown

[Photograph of a Christmas card]

Description: Photograph of a Christmas card probably sent to friends by Albert and Mamie George. Black text on card reads: "Seasons Greetings from our house to your house". A photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree planted in 1824 by Nancy Jones is at the top of the card. The tree is the focal point in the George Ranch house yard photo. Also seen in the photograph is a wooden picnic table with two benches beside it, wooden fence on left, small pump house building with storage tank near center, wire fence with long white building on other side; and smaller oak trees. A drawing at bottom of the card depicts a winter indoor scene: table with book, wooden chair, fireplace with roaring fire, mantle with candles and greenery, and an upholstered chair. Stamped on back in black: "005Y". Card has scalloped edging.
Date: unknown

[Photograph of a Christmas card]

Description: Photograph of a Christmas card probably sent to friends by Albert and Mamie George. Black text on card reads: "Seasons Greetings from our house to your house". A photograph of the Nancy Jones oak tree planted in 1824 by Nancy Jones is at the top of the card. The tree is the focal point in the George Ranch house yard photo. Also seen in the photograph is a wooden picnic table with two benches beside it, wooden fence on left, small pump house building with storage tank near center, wire fence with long white building on other side; and smaller oak trees. A drawing at bottom of the card depicts a winter indoor scene: table with book, wooden chair, fireplace with roaring fire, mantle with candles and greenery, and an upholstered chair. Stamped on back in black: "005Y". Card has scalloped edging.
Date: unknown

[Rodeo magazine sketch]

Description: A drawing taken from a magazine. The drawing has a caption that says "Rodeo, or Rounding Up Cattle" at the bottom. The drawing is of people on horseback rounding up cattle.
Date: unknown

[Wichita, magazine sketch]

Description: A drawing taken from a magazine. The drawing has a caption that says "Wichita" at the bottom. The drawing is of a long street with buildings lining the street.
Date: unknown