Lambshead Ranch, Matthews Land and Cattle Company - Browse


[People with a Covered Wagon]

Description: Photograph of a group of men with a mule drawn wagon. Three men stand to the right of the mule and in front of the wagon. Four people are visible within the wagon, with three men sitting on the right side and a woman on the left. The group is in front of a wooden fence which itself crosses in front of a building. The photo is cut into an ovular shape.
Date: unknown

[Elders in a Field]

Description: Photograph of four elderly people in a field. Three elderly sisters (Sallie, Lucile, and Ethel) are seated in the field with the elderly Watt Matthews standing behind them with his hands on the first and third lady. A prickly pear cactus grows to the right of the group.
Date: 1984~
Creator: Doss, Keller

[Cowboys under a Tree]

Description: Photograph of Watt Matthews, Matt Blanton, Weaver Brush, and an unidentified man under the shade of a tree in a ranch field. The man to the far left is squatting with a tin cup. To his right, another man in sunglasses reads a newspaper. A third man kneels over a bucket while the fourth stands against the tree. A box is visible in the foreground.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham

[Men with Net Traps]

Description: Photograph of four men standing near a Texas Game, Fish, and Oyster Commission truck and net traps. The net traps are the two poles on the sides of the photos, which have barely visible lines and nets attached. These are within area enclosed by a stone fence and surrounded by bare trees.
Date: 1949~
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham

[Portrait of Joseph Beck Matthews and Caroline Spears Matthews]

Description: Photograph of a middle aged man and woman (Joseph Beck Matthews and Caroline Spears Matthews) posing for a portrait with a background that suggests an opulent room. Joseph, left, is sitting in an ornate chair and wearing a three piece suit with a ribbon tie. He is bearded and has greying, thinning hair. Caroline, right, is standing with her hand upon his shoulder. She is wearing a long and dark shawl over a lighter colored dress.
Date: 1880~

[A. S. Jackson and Leonard Royal Holding a Turkey]

Description: Photograph of A. S. Jackson and Leonard Royal kneeling in front of a truck with a turkey. Jackson, left, is banding the animal, while Royal, right, is holding it. Boxes, notes, and a string of metallic bands rest on the ground between them. The truck belongs to the Texas Game, Fish, and Oyster Commission.
Date: 1949~
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham

[Joseph Beck Matthews]

Description: Photograph of Joseph Beck Matthews, an elder, bearded man wearing an overcoat, vest, and pocket watch while holding a cigar in one hand and a hat in the other. He is standing next to a building that has a stone ground level and a wooden upper level with windows. A plant trellis with a bare plant rises behind him.
Date: 1895~
Creator: Greer's Studio

[Cowboys Branding a Calf]

Description: Photograph of cowboys branding a calf. A group of cowboys, many of whom are wearing leather chaps, are standing around a table topped with a restrained calf. Five men hover around the calf to the left of a green truck, while two men stand to the left near some branding irons. In the background, men are leading calves through a fenced chute that opens out to the table. Behind them, cattle are standing in a pasture with bare trees.
Date: 1958~