Porters lodge, Magnolia Park view no. 12 near Houston Texas. (photograph)
On the right of the photograph is the left side of a porch attached to a small house facing toward the left of the photo. A man and woman dressed in "Sunday best" with a baby and a small child stand on the porch, facing the photographer. In the background there are magnolia trees and other trees with spanish moss, with men, women and children sitting under the trees. There is a horse-drawn buggy to the left of the picture. In the foreground, there is a patch of dirt where no grass or plant life is growing. This photograph is a reproduction of an original photograph from the collection of Mrs. W. Sperry Hunt, ca. 1889-1890. Accession records identify the people in the image, left to right: Rex and Royal, the horses, Dr. Knox and Carrie Bell Garnett, Miss Lila Jenkins (Mrs. A. K. Taylor), Judge W. E. Kendall, Odin Kendall, Fenwick Kendall, Will Kendall, Lucy Brady (Hunt), Mrs. W. E. Kendall, several unknown people in background, Sherman Brady in chair, Etta Brady (Garrow), Col. Jno. T. Brady, Mrs. Jno. T. Brady, lodgekeeper's family on porch.
21 x 26 cm (8.3 x 10.2 in)
Place of Origin
Houston (Harris County, Tex.)
Houston, Tex.: F. W. Seiders, 1968.
Artisan or Artist
Seiders, F. W.
Objects Facet -- Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name) -- Visual Works (Hierarchy Name) -- visual works (works) -- photographs
Communication Artifacts -- documentary artifacts -- graphic documents -- photograph
visual works -- photographs
1889 - 1890
buggies ; landscape ; photographic reproductions
San Jacinto Museum of History, Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library Collection
Local Resource Number
San Jacinto Museum of History
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