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[Albert Peyton George wearing a dark suit, white shirt, bow tie, and derby hat]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George. George is wearing a dark suit, white shirt, white bow tie, and derby hat. George has a cigar in his right hand. There is a buggy hitched to two horses in left background and a gray horse tied to a white picket fence in right background. Trees in distance. The photograph is printed into a round frame and mounted on a cardboard substrate. There is a black thick line around the perimeter of the cardboard and edges of cardboard are trimmed in gold. Back of photograph has floral vining printed in brown. In center of photo: "Manufacturers of the Kodak Camera Eastman Kodak co. 115 Oxford St. London. Rochester N. Y."
Date: 1890 - 1895
Item Type: Photograph

[Alfred Kirkland Baker as an infant, with a dog]

Description: Photograph of an infant and a dog. Writing on the back of the photograph identifies the infant as: "Alfred Kirkland Baker Age eight months". Alfred, who is wearing a white gown with eyelet lace at hem, is seated on tassel trimmed fabric draped over a wooden chair. A large brown or black and white dog is sitting in a chair to the left; the dog has its front paws on the chair that the infant is sitting on. There is a pillow over the back of the chair. The photograph is mounted on a white cardboard substrate. The cardboard has an embossed floral pattern on the outer border. Text in gold below the photo reads: "Eggel, Coleman, Texas."
Date: 1890 - 1900
Item Type: Photograph

[Belle Ryon Davis wearing a dark high neck collar dress]

Description: Photograph of Belle Ryon Davis. Back of photograph in pencil identifies her as "Cousin Bell Davis". Davis, who has her graying hair loosely pulled up into a bun, is wearing a dark high neck collar dress with insets of lace at neckline and shoulders. Ruffled lace trim makes a "v" from shoulders to center of dress. Two strips of dark velvet extend from the ruffled lace. Bottom right of photograph reads: "The Elliotts Austin of (?) Texas".
Date: 1890 - 1900
Item Type: Photograph

[A cow facing the right side of the photograph]

Description: Photograph of a cow. The (brown) cow is facing the right side of the photograph. Partial view of a wooden barn on left. A saddled white horse is tied to a tree on the right. The photograph is cropped into a circle and is on a cardboard substrate with white border. A black border measuring 4 cm borders the outside of the cardboard with gold at edging. Image dimensions are: 8.6 cm in diameter.
Date: 1890 - 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[The fourth Fort Bend County Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of a two and a half story brick building with a tower at center of roof that houses a clock on each of the four faces of the structure. The building is the fourth Fort Bend County Courthouse that was located at 410 Morton Street in Richmond, Texas circa early 1900's. The building is enclosed by an iron fence. A wooden hitching post is located in front of the iron fence at the front entrance. There is a windmill on the far right side of the photograph. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate.
Date: 1890 - 1920
Item Type: Photograph

[J.H.P. Davis wearing a black suit]

Description: Portrait of J.H.P. Davis. Davis, who has gray hair and mustache, is wearing a dark two piece suite, dark tie with polka dots, and a white shirt. Pocket watch chain is attached at second button of vest. The portrait ends just above the waist. Embossed in bottom right corner of photograph: "Lefkowsky & Co. Beaumont, Texas." Back of photograph in pencil: "Judge J. H. P. Davis".
Date: 1890 - 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[J.H.P. Davis wearing a dark suit]

Description: Portrait of J.H.P. Davis. Davis, who has gray hair and graying mustache, is wearing a dark three-piece suite with a polka-dot tie. Photograph fades just above the waist. Bottom right corner of photograph has embossed: "Lefkowsky & Co. Beaumont, Texas." Photograph is enclosed in a gray cardboard folder. Bottom right portion of the photograph has adhered to the folder and so remains a part of this accession number.
Date: 1890 - 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[J.H.P. Davis with a dark suit and a spotted tie]

Description: Portrait of J.H.P. Davis that has been cropped into a circle measuring 17.7 cm in diameter. Davis, who has gray hair and a graying mustache, is wearing a tweed three piece suit, white shirt, and lattice patterned tie. A ribbon with legible portion of it reading: ''ANNUAL CONVENTION" is pinned to his left lapel by a round pin bearing five points. Portrait is cropped above the waist. To left of photograph: "Moffett". Back of photograph in pencil: "J. H. P. Davis 5565[over]8 E 875% 4x6 #5.
Date: 1890
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of four young women posed in front of "Hawthorn Well"]

Description: Photograph of four young women posed in front of "Hawthorn Well". The "Hawthorn Well" sign hangs in front of a long wooden building with covered front porch. The porch has ornate railing and posts. Three of the four women are wearing white blouses, skirts, and hats. The fourth (on far left) is wearing dark blouse, dark blouse, and dark hat. The photo is mounted on a white cardboard matte with basket weave pattern around perimeter of photograph. Image dimensions are: 8 cm x 8.1 cm.
Date: 1890 - 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of J.H.P. Davis on horseback]

Description: Photograph of J.H.P. Davis on horseback. Davis, who is wearing light colored slacks, dark jacket, white shirt, dark bow tie, and hat. Davis is riding a dark horse. Trees and a building in right background. Trees in left background. The round image is mounted on a cardboard matte. The matte is white around perimeters of the image and has a black border around the outside of the cardboard. Edges of the cardboard are gold. Image dimensions are: 8.6 cm in diameter.
Date: 1890 - 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of J.H.P. Davis on horseback]

Description: Photograph of J.H.P. Davis on horseback. Davis is wearing light three piece suit, and a hat. He is holding the reins with his right hand and he has his left hand in his pants pocket. In the background behind Davis is the cistern with white wood enclosure at bottom. Picket fence and trees in background on right and left. There is an African-American man standing to the right of the photograph. The photograph is mounted on a white textured cardboard substrate. Image dimensions are: 9 cm x 9 cm.
Date: 1890 - 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of J.H.P. Davis, who has graying mustache]

Description: Photograph of J.H.P. Davis. Davis, who has gray hair and graying mustache, is wearing a three piece suit (jacket has plaid pinstripe), white round collared shirt, and dark tie (with white polka dots). Watch chain visible across vest (second button hole). The photograph is mounted on an off-white textured matte. Texture varies near portrait as a border. Image dimensions are: 9.8 cm x 14.1 cm. Written at bottom of portrait in pencil: "same" and near bottom of matte: "Ex con" (?). Label on the back of the portrait is type written in black and is filled in on dotted lines in ink: The Lewis Publishing Co (?) [torn] 358 Dearborn St., Chicago, Name of Edition SE Texas Portrait Order No. 44 By whom taken JE Whitcher Portrait of JHP Jones By whom given [ditto] Book order No. [blank] Size 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 Style steel process square (?) buelgrown (?) Autograph [blank] Number of Extras given [blank] Remarks Extras delivered. Another label [lined notebook paper] written in ink reads: Return to JHP Davis Richmond, Texas. Also in pencil: 32 10 32.00 23 12 10 150. Two 5 x 7 B & W (oval) copies of this pose are accessioned at the same number.
Date: 1890 - 1910
Item Type: Photograph

[Scale beam]

Description: Scale beam, missing two pieces. There are marks with weights from 20 to 160 on one side and marks from 5 to 50 on the other. The end is hook shaped. Wire has been added to hang it from. It has some rust. Old Object Term: scale,cotton
Date: 1890

[Silk cream-colored parlor chair]

Description: Parlor set, Louis XVI; Walnut and upholstery in silk brocade of cream background pink and gold flowers in green-green baskets with ornate floral design; tufted with shirred edges and three inch back cushion build up; castors on front turned legs. New York c. 1890 Old Object Term: Chair Side
Date: 1890

[Silk cream-colored parlor chair, legs slightly crooked]

Description: Part of seven piece Parlor Set; Louis XVI style; walnut and upholstery in silk brocade of cream background, pink and gold flowers in green-green baskets with ornate floral design; shirred edges, tufted, 3" back cushion buildup; casters on front turned legs. New York c. 1890 Old Object Term: Chair, Side
Date: 1890

[Silk cream-colored parlor chair, legs slightly turned inward]

Description: Part of seven piece Parlor set, Louis XVI; walnut and upholstered; Louis XVI style; upholstery of silk brocade of cream background, pink and gold flowers in green-green baskets with ornate floral design; shirred edges and three inch back cushion buildup; casters on front turned legs. New York c.1890. Old Object Term: Chair, Side
Date: 1890

[Silk cream-colored parlor chair, shorter legs]

Description: Part of seven piece Parlor Suite. Walnut & upholstery in silk brocade of cream background pink and gold flowers in green-green baskets w/ornate floral design; tufted w/shirred edges & 3' back cushion buildup; casters on front turned legs. Louis XVI style, New York, c. 1890. Old Object Term: Chair, Ladies
Date: 1890

[Silk cream-colored parlor chair with arms]

Description: Part of 7 piece Parlor set, Louis XVI; Walnut and upholstery in silk brocade of cream background pink and gold flowers in green-green baskets with ornate floral design; tufted with shirred edges and three inch back cushion build up; castors on front turned legs. Old Object Term: Chair, Gentlemens'
Date: 1890