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[Belle Ryon (Davis) resting her arms on a fireplace mantel]

Description: Cabinet Portrait of Belle Ryon (Davis). In the full-length photograph, Belle is wearing a long sleeved jacket with bands of dark fabric across the center front, collar, sleeves, and near the bustle in back. The two layered skirting has the same dark strips at upper tier hem and again on sides of bottom pleated tier. A velvet sash of the darker color can be seen where the bottom and top tiers meet at Belle's side. Davis is standing to the left of a fireplace and has her hands crossed and on top of the mantle. An upholstered chair is to the left of the photograph and a window is in the background. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. Bottom of cardboard in black: "Cabinet Portrait. C. J. Wright, Houston." Back of photo in pencil: "Bell Ryon". Also on back in black print: an image of a camera at the top of a shield; bottom of banner reads " I HAVE ENGAGED THE SUN TO SHINE FOR ME." Below the shield is printed: C. J. WRIGHT, HOUSTON, TEXAS. All Negatives preserved. Duplicates may be obtained at any time." The backing is pink with circular patterns.
Date: [1870..1880]

[Belle Ryon (Davis) resting her arms on a fireplace mantel]

Description: Cabinet Portrait of Belle Ryon (Davis). In the Full-length photograph, Belle is wearing a long sleeved jacket with bands of dark fabric across the center front, collar, sleeves, and near the bustle in back. The two layered skirting has the same dark strips at upper tier hem and again on sides of bottom pleated tier. A velvet sash of the darker color can be seen where the bottom and top tiers meet at Belle's side. Davis is standing to the left of a fireplace and has her hands crossed and on top of the mantle. An upholstered chair is to the left of the photograph and a window is in the background. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. Bottom of cardboard in black: "Cabinet Portrait. C. J. Wright, Houston." Written at bottom of cardboard below the image in black ink: "Bell Davis". Also on back in black print: an image of a camera at the top of a shield; bottom of banner reads " I HAVE ENGAGED THE SUN TO SHINE FOR ME." Below the shield is printed: C. J. WRIGHT, HOUSTON, TEXAS. All Negatives preserved. Duplicates may be obtained at any time." The backing is pink with circular patterns.
Date: [1870..1880]

["Mrs. Belle R Davis" wearing a dress with puffed sleeves and large square collar]

Description: Photograph of "Mrs. Belle R Davis" as identified in pencil just below the bust image. Davis is wearing a dress with puffed sleeves and large square collar that extends to shoulders and attaches at the center of the dress near an inset of intricate embroidery. Davis has her graying hair parted down the center and pulled back into a bun. The photograph is mounted on a pale gray cardboard substrate. The cardboard has a thin red line around its perimeter. Written in red at bottom: "Wright 502 1/2 Main St. Houston, Texas."
Date: [1892..1898]

[Belle Ryon Davis wearing a dress with ruffled insets]

Description: Studio portrait of Belle Ryon Davis. In this bust portrait, Davis is wearing a dress with puffed sleeves and ruffled insets above shoulders. There is heavy embroidered stitching at edges of collar and down the center of the dress. Davis' graying hair near forehead is curled and the rest of her dark hair is pulled back into a bun. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate with gold trimmed scalloped edging.
Date: 1880

[Mauve banner with yellow border]

Description: Mauve banner with yellow border. Banner states: "GRAND CHAMPION BREEDING CATTLE SANTA GERTRUDIS BULL HOUSTON FAT STOCK SHOW and LIVESTOCK EXPOSITION HOUSTON, TEXAS 1954". Banner is attached to a yellow pole along upper edge and has yellow fringe along bottom edge. Old Object Term: Banner
Date: 1954

[Albert Peyton George wearing a three piece plaid suit and holding a hat]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George. George, who is wearing a three piece plaid (thin) suit (top button is buttoned). He is holding his hat in his left hand. His right hand is in an urn that is resting on top of a pillar to George's right. There are vines in front of and draped over the pillar. George has his right leg over his left leg. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. In black print at bottom of cardboard: "Rose & Schmedling, Galveston."
Date: [1886..1888]

[Albert Peyton George and nine other men wearing hats]

Description: Photograph of a group of ten men who appear to be discussing a white calf partially seen to the far right of photograph. Man on far left is pointing to the calf. Albert Peyton George is the eight man from the left. He is wearing pants, long-sleeved shirt, print (wide) tie, and a hat with a dark wide band. He has his left hand in his pants pocket. Two men can be seen in top right corner. Automobiles are parked in parking lot in background. People on and near automobiles to right. Stamped on back of photograph in blue: "Clark & Summers Photography 3810 Leeland Fairfax 8373 Houston 3, Texas When Reordering Prints of this Picture Please Mention Neg. No [48-3]".
Date: [1940..1955]

[Large group of men watching a cock fight]

Description: Photograph of a large group of men watching a cock fight. The front row of men is sitting in the grass or squatting down and the others are standing. Six of the men are holding paper plates. Man standing in foreground appears to be supervising the fighting roosters. Trees in background. Back of photograph in pencil: "A. P. George" and stamped in blue: "Clark & Summers Photography 3810 Leeland Fairfax 8373 Houston 3, Texas When Reordering Prints Of This Picture Please Mention Neg. No [in pencil] 48-11".
Date: [1940..1955]

[Albert Peyton George and a group of men in the dining room of a Houston hotel]

Description: Photograph of a group of men in the dining room of a Houston hotel (Rice?). Albert Peyton George is seated first on the right side of the table. He is wearing a dark suit with dark boots. He has a cigarette in his left hand. He has his right leg crossed over his left knee. The group of nineteen men are seated along a white linen topped table with small floral center piece. Back of photograph stamped in black reads: "Photography by Arrow Arts Studios Rice Hotel - Houston, Texas Telephone CH-8996 Reorder By No. [in black ink] C-2046-G".
Date: [1945..1955]

[Albert Peyton George and a group of men in the dining room of a Houston hotel]

Description: Photograph of a group of men in the dining room of a Houston hotel (Rice?). Albert Peyton George is seated first on the right side of the table. He is wearing a dark suit with dark boots. He has a cigarette in his left hand. He has his right leg crossed over his left knee. George is facing the to the left side of the photograph. The group of nineteen men are seated along a white linen topped table with small floral center piece. Back of photograph stamped in black reads: "Photography by Arrow Arts Studios Rice Hotel - Houston, Texas Telephone CH-8996 Reorder By No. [in black ink] C-2046-G".
Date: [1945..1955]

[Photograph of five men standing near an airplane]

Description: Photograph of five men (full view of four) standing near an airplane that is being loaded with cattle. The plane has an image of a globe with wings (wings have "PAA" printed in them) and "CLIPPER CARGO" printed below globe image. The cattle "chute" is to the left of photograph and has "PAN AMERICAN WORLD AIRWAYS" printed along the bottom. Back of photograph in pencil identifies the men: "Left to Right 1. V. W. Frost 2. Senator H. Brownlee 3. A. P. George 4. J. W. Sartwelle" also notation reading "If man [with] raincoat cannot be identified by chronicle, call E. Pate (C-6336) Senator Brownlee".
Date: [1945..1955]

[Photograph of Mr. Albert Peyton George sitting in the passenger side of a car]

Description: Photograph of Mr. Albert Peyton George sitting in the passenger side of a car. The passenger door is opened and Mr. George is turned to possibly exit the automobile. There is a man with his right hand extended toward George (to probably offer assistance). A woman (sitting in the driver's seat) is peering through car door to the right of Mr. George. Partial view of a man sitting in passenger side rear seat on far left of photograph. Bottom of photograph printed in white: "Shirer KC-M2". Written on back in pencil: "? Bob Armstrong". Stamped in red on back: "Photo Number [in pencil] 19549 When ordering additional prints Please refer to this number R. W. Shirer Livestock Photographer 210 Westport Rd. Kansas City, Mo. Je 2275".
Date: [1945..1955]

[Photograph of Mr. And Mrs. George taken at "The Plantation Houston"]

Description: Photograph of Mr. And Mrs. George taken at "The Plantation Houston" "Where Texans Dine and Dance to Nationally Famous Orchestras". Mr. And Mrs. George are seated third and fourth on left side of the table from foreground. A group of fifteen people can be seen at the table. The small tables that are linked together to form one large table carry drink glasses, whiskey bottles, plates, and other paper goods. There are other tables of people in background. The photograph is tucked into a gray folder accession 2000.026.015a.
Date: [1945..1955]

[Albert Peyton George sitting in a crowd of men]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George sitting in a crowd of men. George is in the front row third man from left. He is wearing a dark suit, striped shirt, and dark tie. He is wearing glasses and a light colored felt cowboy hat. A man is reaching across George to shake hands with the gentleman seated to the right of George. The crowd may possibly be attending the Houston Livestock Show. Metal railing in foreground.
Date: [1945..1955]

[Albert Peyton George with the reserve grand champion steer]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George with the reserve grand champion steer that he purchased at the Houston Livestock Show. The young man who exhibited the steer is holding the banner naming his steer the champion. George, who is standing on far left, is wearing a three-piece suit, striped shirt, and dark tie. He is wearing glasses and a light colored felt cowboy hat. The livestock show crowd is in the background.
Date: [1945..1955]

[Group of men dining at a Houston hotel]

Description: Photograph of a group of men dining at a Houston hotel. The group of nineteen men are dining in a circus motif room. Albert Peyton George is the third man from the left in the group of seven seated men. George is wearing a white shirt and a dark print tie. He has his right arm around the back of the man to his right.
Date: [1945..1955]