[Belle Ryon Davis wearing a hat with flowers on it and holding a child]

https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8223/small/

Identifier

http://dp.la/api/items/e72db09e4189157b40f6912c4ebf692d

Title

[Belle Ryon Davis wearing a hat with flowers on it and holding a child]

Date

[1880..1900]

Description

Photograph of Belle Ryon Davis holding a child. The photograph is cropped by fading at Davis' waist. Davis, who is wearing small wire-rimmed glasses, is dressed in a long sleeved dress with sleeves that puff near the shoulder. Lace of a darker color is seen from shoulder and down side and again at sleeves. The dark color is repeated in two strips on high collar. Her dark hat has dark tulle, ribbon, and flowers with lighter colored flowers to the right. The child is wearing a long white gown with crocheted cap. The back of the photograph bears evidence that it may have been glued into a frame or an album.
Paper; Width/Diameter: 9.7 cm, Height: 13.9 cm

Subject

Communication Artifacts
Art
People
Individuals

Source

The Portal to Texas History

Type

image

References

https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8223/