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[Daguerreotype of Henry Jones]

Description: Daguerreotype of Henry Jones. He is wearing a dark jacket with a lighter colored jacket underneath. Also, he is wearing a light colored vest, white collared shirt and a dark tie. He has a full beard and his glasses are pushed up onto his forehead. Enclosed in a gold toned frame.
Date: 1840/1861
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Artwork

[Paper print of Henry Jones]

Description: Salted paper print of Henry Jones. The bust portrait was cut into an oval and placed on a tan cardboard substrate. Jones, who has his hair parted on the side and has a beard, is wearing a dark jacket, white shirt, and dark tie. Image dimensions are: 13.6 cm X 18.5 cm.
Date: 1840 - 1861
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of six men with a dog]

Description: Photograph of six men with a dog. The men are wearing suits and cowboy hats. Three of the men (standing in back row) have numbers written above their images (1, 2, 3). Man on far left of back row is holding a gun. In the front row, there is a man seated cross-legged on the floor, a man sitting in a chair with a dog between his knees, and another man seated cross-legged on the floor on far right. Written on back of photograph in pencil: "1. Mr. Tom McGee 2. Mr. Charlie Farmer 3. Henry Jones 4 ? 5 ? 6 Frank Bell".
Date: 1840 - 1855
Item Type: Photograph

[A drawing depicting a scene from the Mier Expedition]

Description: Photograph of a drawing titled "MIER PRISONERS CHARGE ON THE GUARD AND VICTORY AT SALADO." The drawing depicts a scene from the Mier Expedition of soldiers fighting prisoners. The men are carrying guns, bayonets, and spears and are engaged in battle. There is an arched doorway (with a view of four armed guards) to a stucco mission in the top left corner of the drawing. Rooftops and trees are visible in the top right corner. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. Image dimensions are: 19.7 cm x 12.5 cm. Back of photograph in pencil: " J.H.P. Davis. Richmond, Texas." Also numbers: "253 and 92" written in pencil. Stamped number 367 partially visible.
Date: 1842 - 1845
Item Type: Photograph

[Two unidentified men sitting in wooden chairs with their legs crossed]

Description: Tintype image of two unidentified men sitting in wooden chairs. Man on left is wearing knee high boots plaid pants, white shirt, jacket, and hat. He has his left ankle crossed over his right knee. He is holding a whiskey bottle in his left hand. The man on the left is wearing boots, dark pants (cuffed at the ankles), vest, jacket, white shirt, and hat. He has his left leg crossed over his right. His right arm is around the shoulders of the man to his right. The photo is securely taped in a white paper frame with oval cut. There is embossed pattern around the perimeter of the oval.
Date: 1850 - 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Texas map, 1852]

Description: Texas map, 1852. Titled "No. 13 Map of the State of Texas Engraved to Illustrate Mitchell's School and Family Geography."
Date: 1852
Item Type: Map

[Photograph of Lizzie Lamar George]

Description: Photograph of Lizzie Lamar George. Lizzie was the third wife of Ezekiel George. The oval portrait shows Lizzie wearing a dark button front dress with a rounded, velvet collar. She has a floral corsage pinned on her right shoulder. She is wearing a long necklace and her hair is loosely pulled back into a bun. On bottom of substrate: "Kersting, Galveston".
Date: 1853 - 1862
Item Type: Photograph

[A photograph of Lizzie Lamar George and a photograph of Ezekial George]

Description: The photograph is a copy of two separate photographs compiled into one. The photograph on left is portrait of Lizzie Lamar George taken by Kersting, Galveston (written on bottom of cardboard substrate of original). Lizzie was the third wife of Ezekial George. The oval portrait, shows Lizzie wearing a dark button front dress with rounded, velvet collar. She has a floral corsage pinned on her right shoulder. Her hair is loosely pulled up and back into a bun. The second photograph on right is a copy of an original tintype of Ezekial George. The tintype shows a bust portrait of George who has dark hair and mustache. The original tintype is cut in an oval and is placed in a folder. The back of the photo is stamped in magenta type: "A. S. Masterson Commercial Photography & Picture Framing Cathedral 7541 - San Antonio."
Date: 1855 - 1880
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Polly Ryon]

Description: Photograph of Polly Ryon. In this portrait that has been made into an oval, Polly is wearing a black dress with high neck collar. Lace edges can be seen above the top of the black collar. Ryon has a gold neck chain fitted around the collar with ends that fall below the chest, where portrait ends. She has her dark hair parted down the center and pulled back into a tight bun. Ryon is wearing ear drop earrings.
Date: 1855
Item Type: Photograph

[William Ryon wearing a dark jacket and cravat]

Description: Pre-1971 copy of an original oval photograph of William Ryon. In the bust portrait, Ryon is wearing a dark jacket and vest with white shirt and dark cravat. His gray hair is thinning at the top and curls above his ears. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate. Image dimensions are: 13.7 cm X 19.5 cm
Date: 1855 - 1870
Item Type: Photograph

[Bust portrait of William Ryon]

Description: Bust portrait of William Ryon. The photograph is a copy from a book. William, who is dressed in a three piece suit, white shirt, and black ascot, has thinning hair that curls up over his ears. The picture has a thin black line bordering it. The photograph was placed in page 1 (top) of Mamie George's photo album.
Date: 1858 - 1875
Item Type: Photograph

[Mary Moore "Polly" Ryon]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Mary Moore "Polly" Ryon. The original bust portrait was enclosed in an textured oval frame. Polly, who has dark hair that is parted down the center and pulled back into a bun, is wearing a dark dress with high ruffled collar. She has a thick neck chain with a large square pendant at the center of the collar. Ryon is wearing ear drop earrings.
Date: 1865 - 1875
Item Type: Photograph

[Mary Moore "Polly" Ryon]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Mary Moore "Polly" Ryon. The original bust portrait was enclosed in an textured oval frame. Polly, who has dark hair that is parted down the center and pulled back into a bun, is wearing a dark dress with high ruffled collar. She has a thick neck chain with a large square pendant at the center of the collar. Ryon is wearing ear drop earrings.
Date: 1865 - 1875
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Laura H. (Jones) Herbert]

Description: Photograph of Laura H. (Jones) Herbert. In this studio bust portrait, Laura is wearing a dark dress with puffed sleeves, and shirring down sides of bodice at lace inset. There is a small pin at center of lace collar. Laura has her hair pulled back into a bun. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate with "Chambers Montgomery." printed in gold at bottom. Thin gold line borders the perimeter of the cardboard. Written on back in pencil "Cousin Millie from Laura Herbert" and in black ink "Laura Herbert Sister of Polly Ryon".
Date: 1865 - 1875
Item Type: Photograph

[William Kinchen Davis wearing a dark three-piece suit and holding a cane]

Description: Photograph (may have been taken from a book) of William Kinchen Davis. Davis is wearing a dark three-piece suit with white shirt and a dark bow tie. His graying hair is parted on his left side; his mustache is gray. The top of a cane is visible in the bottom, left, center of photograph. The portrait ends just above the waist. The image dimensions are 11.5 cm x 12.2 cm and the image is framed by a thin black line that separates it from a wide white border.
Date: 1865 - 1880
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Lamar George as a young boy, sitting with his legs crossed]

Description: Tintype photograph of Albert Lamar George as a young boy. He is seated in a chair with his left leg placed over his right. He appears to be holding something in his hands in his lap. He has a white, ruffled shirt on and a dark hat with a feather sticking out of the back. The photograph is enclosed in an ivory matte. Embossed on far left side of matte: " POTTERS PATENT MARCH 7 1865"
Date: March 7, 1865
Item Type: Photograph

[A man sitting in a chair and a young girl with her arm resting on him]

Description: Tintype image of a man sitting in a chair with a young girl standing to the right of the man. Her right hand is around the man's shoulders. Her left arm is hanging by her side. His hands are in his lap. He is wearing a dark jacket, light colored pants, dark boots and a dark hat on his head. The young girl is wearing a pink dress with dark horizontal stripes and lace edging around her waist and collar. She is also wearing white stockings and dark boots. She has dark, long hair. Attached to a matte.
Date: March 7, 1865
Item Type: Photograph

[A man sitting in a chair and a young girl with her arm resting on him]

Description: Tintype image of a man sitting in a chair with a young girl standing to the right of the man. Her right hand is around the man's shoulders. Her left arm is hanging by her side. His hands are in his lap. He is wearing a dark jacket, light colored pants, dark boots and a dark hat on his head. The young girl is wearing a pink dress with dark horizontal stripes and lace edging around her waist and collar. She is also wearing white stockings and dark boots. She has dark, long hair. Attached to a matte. Same image as 2000.083.004
Date: March 7, 1865
Item Type: Photograph

[A man wearing a dark coat, vest, hat, and tie with a white collared shirt]

Description: Oval tintype photograph of a man. He is wearing a dark coat, vest and tie with a white collared shirt. He has a long goatee and some of his dark curly hair is sticking out on either side under the dark hat on his head. On bottom of matte, handwritten: "Willie K Jo__s". Attached to a cardboard substrate. On right edge of substrate, embossed: "POTTERS PATENT MARCH 7, 1865".
Date: March 7, 1865
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Ezekial George from the neck up]

Description: Tintype photograph of Ezekial George. It is an oval, head shot that shows he is wearing a high-neck collar and a dark tie. He has a mustache on his face. Picture is enclosed in an ivory matte. Embossed on the far left side of the matte: "POTTERS PATENT MARCH 7 1865"
Date: March 7, 1865
Item Type: Photograph

[A young boy wearing a vertically striped gown]

Description: Tintype image of a young boy. He is sitting on a chair with each arm resting on an arm of the chair. He is wearing a vertically striped gown with white bloomers, white stockings and dark boots. His light colored hair is slightly sticking up in the middle of his head. Part of a woman's skirt is visible in the right side of the portrait.
Date: March 7, 1865
Item Type: Photograph