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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

[Christmas greeting card sent to the Georges by the Shivers Family]

Description: Christmas greeting card sent to the Georges by the Shivers Family. Exterior cover shows a black drawing of a front porch of a house with large columns. The focus is on a lamp attached to a wall with purple lines radiating from the lamp. The background shows bare trees and a large dome roofed building (capital?). Text on front reads: "Merry Christmas". The "M" and "C" are in purple; remaining lettering in black. The interior of the card is a drawing of a family hanging stockings near the mantle of a fireplace; candles and a wreath with two bells are placed on top of the mantle; decorated Christmas tree in left background. The photograph shows a young girl standing next to a large upholstered chair where a woman holding a baby is seated. A man dressed in a black suit is standing behind the chair. To the right of the chair is a young boy kneeling on one knee next to a Boxer dog. On right, a boy is standing near the fireplace holding up a snowman decorated stocking with the name "Bud" printed on it. Text at bottom of photo reads: "Marialice Sue (Cissie), Brian McGee, Marialice, Allan, "Dynamite", John Sharp, Allan, Jr. (Bud). Text in purple and black at bottom of card: "With the Best of Good Wishes for the Season The Shivers Family".
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

[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