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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

[Albert Peyton George, wearing a dark three piece suit and a spotted print tie]

Description: Bust photograph of Albert Peyton George. He is wearing a dark three piece suit, spotted print tie, and a light colored pin-stripe shirt. He is wearing wire rimmed glasses and his gray hair is slightly parted on his left side. The picture has scalloped edges and is mounted on an ivory, cardboard matte. On the matte, under the lower, right corner of the picture, photographer's mark: "Robinson". Photograph enclosed in an ivory cardboard folder.
Date: 1945 - 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George wearing a light colored suit, and leaning over]

Description: Studio proof of Albert Peyton George. In this portrait of George that ends just below the waist, he is wearing a seersucker pin stripe suit, white shirt, and dark tie that has light colored polka-dots. George has round glasses and his gray hair is parted on the side. He has his right hand on his right hip and his left elbow is resting on his left knee. Stamped on the front of the photograph in black: "ROBINSON PROOF Must be returned or will be charged for finished picture." Top center (left) is a rusted outline of a paper clip (?).
Date: 1945 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George wearing a military style jacket and short pants]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George. In the photograph, George is wearing a military style jacket and short pants. There is a watch chain across his jacket front. A white collar is visible above the top of his jacket. George has a tablet and pencil in his left jacket pocket. George is holding a book under his right arm. His left leg is across his right. He is leaning on a table that is to his left. On the table is a book and a hat. The photograph is mounted on a cardboard substrate. Written on the back of the portrait in pencil: "Albert Peyton George". Also in black print: "D. H. Swartz, Photographer, Columbus, Texas. Copying and Enlarging a Specialty. Dealer in Frames, Albums, Etc. Duplicates can be had cheap. Order soon." To the left of the photographer information is a drawing of a man sitting under a tree and fishing in a body of water, boats in water, buildings in background.
Date: 1884 - 1885
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George wearing a white shirt and a dark spotted tie]

Description: Studio proof of Albert Peyton George. In the bust portrait of George, he is wearing a white shirt, dark tie with light polka-dots, and he has a pen in his left shirt pocket. George, who wears round rimmed glasses, has his gray hair parted on the side. Stamped in black near bottom left of photo: "ROBINSON PROOF Must be returned or will be charged for as finished picture." Back of photograph has random brown marks.
Date: 1945 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George with a group of men after hunting deer and turkey]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George (far right) with a group of men. The men, who are displaying their hunting trophies of deer and turkey, are posed in front of two automobiles. Rock and cement structure to the right and trees in the background. On back of photograph in pencil: Far Right - Albert George". A black pattern surrounds the perimeter of the image. Stamped on back of photo in blue: "1 736" and in black ( only partially legible) "Guaranteed for Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture [outline of a fox] made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected".
Date: 1935 - 1937
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George with a group of men after hunting deer and turkey]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George (fourth from left) with a group of men. The men, who are displaying their hunting trophies of deer and turkey, are posed in front of two automobiles. Rock and cement structure to the right and trees in the background. A black pattern surrounds the perimeter of the image. Stamped on back of photo in blue: "1 736" and in black ( only partially legible) "Guaranteed for Life This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone Picture [outline of a fox] made by Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas Trade Mark Protected".
Date: 1935 - 1937
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George with an unidentified gentleman]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George with an unidentified gentleman, who may possibly be William Kinchen Davis or J.H.P. Davis. George, who is standing on the right with his hands behind his back, is wearing a three piece suit, white shirt, tie, and felt hat. Partial view of Model T cars in background. There is a number "76" in bottom left corner of photo. Trees in right background. Back of photograph in pencil: "Feby [sic] 21st - 1915." and vertically "61".
Date: February 21, 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George with his trophy prong-horn antelope from a hunt]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George with his trophy Prong-horn Antelope from a hunt on the Adobe Ranch. Mr. George is holding the horn of the antelope in his right hand. Mr. George is wearing pants, shirt, sweater, tie, jacket, and a cap. Typewritten in black on back of photograph: "To Albert George our hats we doff: He downed this buck from a fur piece off! Adobe Ranch, Oct. 12/44" . Also written in pencil: "22 6". The photograph has scalloped edging.
Date: October 12, 1944
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George with ranch cowboys taking a break]

Description: Colored photograph of Albert Peyton George with ranch cowboys taking a break at the chuck wagon. The photograph was taken on George Ranch pasture land. George is seated on a wooden structure near the chuck wagon and is wearing a light colored jacket, pants and hat. The cook is an African-American man who is wearing an apron and standing closest to the wagon. Cowboy on far right is sitting on a pile of wood. Two cowboys are standing behind and to the left of A.P. George. Large herd of cattle in background.
Date: 1945 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George with ranch cowboys taking a break at the chuck wagon]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George with ranch cowboys taking a break at the chuck wagon. The photograph was taken on George Ranch pasture land. George is seated on a wooden structure near the chuck wagon. He is talking to two cowboys that are standing near him. The cook is an African-American man who is wearing an apron and standing closest to the wagon. Cowboy in center is sitting on a pile of wood. Two cowboys to left are sitting on the ground and they are leaning against their saddles. Two saddled horses on right; harnessed mules on left; windmill in right background; large herd of cattle in background. Bottom of photograph printed in black: The Harper Leiper Company Photographers" and on the back of the photograph in blue :"KE-1293 The Harper Leiper Company 1009 Isabella at Main (Professional Photographers Guide of Houston emblem in center) Houston Texas Photographers Refer to Neg. No. 5734 [and circled in blue ink] 10"
Date: 1945 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George with ranch cowboys taking a break at the chuck wagon]

Description: Framed copy print of original, numbered 2000.027.008. Photograph of Albert Peyton George with ranch cowboys taking a break at the chuck wagon. The photograph was taken on George Ranch pasture land. George is seated on a wooden structure near the chuck wagon. He is talking to two cowboys that are standing near him. The cook is an African-American man who is wearing an apron and standing closest to the wagon. Cowboy in center is sitting on a pile of wood. Two cowboys to left are sitting on the ground and they are leaning against their saddles. Two saddled horses on right; harnessed mules on left; windmill in right background; large herd of cattle in background. Bottom of photograph printed in black: The Harper Leiper Company Photographers" and on the back of the photograph in blue :"KE-1293 The Harper Leiper Company 1009 Isabella at Main (Professional Photographers Guide of Houston emblem in center) Houston Texas Photographers Refer to Neg. No. 5734 [and circled in blue ink] 10"
Date: 1945 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert Peyton George with seventeen men at a hotel dinner table]

Description: Photograph of Albert Peyton George with a group of seventeen contemporaries at a hotel dinner table in a carousel motif room. George is the third man from left seated at the table. The second man seated at the table is identified on back in pencil as Glenn Mal (?), sixth from left is Chuck Darst, and seventh from left is Pep Peareson. Back of photograph in pencil: 2. "Glenn Mal 6. Chuck Darst 7. Pep Peareson".
Date: 1945 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[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
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

[Aline and an unknown woman sitting on the steps of a brick front porch]

Description: Photograph of Aline and an unknown woman sitting on the steps of a brick front porch. Both women are wearing light colored dress, light stockings and dark shoes and dark hats. On either side of the steps are large, white pots holding potted plants. A welcome mat is on ground in front of steps. Shrubs line the right side of the porch. A house can be seen in the distance on the right side. At bottom, handwritten: "ALINE & " .
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Aline and Len standing on a walkway surrounded by shrubs]

Description: Photograph of "ALINE & LEN" as handwritten at bottom of photo. They are standing on a walkway surrounded by shrubs leading up to the porch of a house. Aline is on the left and wearing a dark dress with layered pleats on the lower half and a light colored, printed jacket over it with fringe at the bottom. In her right hand she is holding a dark umbrella behind her. Len is wearing light colored trousers, shirt and a dark belt. His right arm is around Aline.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Aline Dewalt Martin wearing a hat and looking to the side]

Description: Photograph of "ALINE DEWALT MARTIN T. Marten's wife" as handwritten on the back of the photo. In this color portrait, she is facing left and wearing a pink dress with lace around the collar and short sleeves. She has a matching shade hat on. The background image is of a plant with pink flowers on the left and green squares along the top edge.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

["Aline & Len" sitting on the ledge of a brick porch]

Description: Photograph of "ALINE & LEN" as handwritten on top of photo. They are sitting on the ledge of a brick porch. He facing right and wearing light colored pants and shirt and she is facing left and wearing a white dress with a polka dotted tie around her neck and extending down her chest. To the left on staggered ledges are two white pots holding potted plants. Underneath Aline and Len are small bushes with a large square planter sitting on ledge beside Aline. Two windows are in the background along with a screened door on the left side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Aline sitting on a brick ledge and holding a hat]

Description: Photograph of a "ALINE" as handwritten on top of photo. She is sitting on a brick ledge on the right side of the steps leading to the front porch. She is seated with her left leg crossed over her right and both hands holding a hat in her lap and an umbrella on her left side. She is wearing a light colored dress with buttons up the left side of the top. Behind her on the ledge is a white pot holding a potted plant. The identical pot is on the ledge on the opposite side of the steps. A large bricked column stands in the center left of the photo with part of the rest of the house behind.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Aline standing on steps, wearing a white lace dress and a black hat]

Description: Photograph of "ALINE" as handwritten under photo. She is standing on the right corner of the bottom step of steps leading up to a brick front porch. She is wearing a white lacy dress that falls just below her knees, white stockings, black shoes and a black hat. There is a welcome mat in front of the steps, a plant on the ledge of the porch to the left of Aline and a chair in front of a window on the porch.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph