Sam Houston, taken from miniature in possession of Sam Penland. (photograph)
between 1893 - 1896
A bust portrait of a young man wearing a turban and a dark shirt with a wide ruffled collar. His image is surrounded by a ring of leaves with a saber on the left and a scabbard on the right. A cabinet card photograph. Title from back of image.
17 x 11 cm (6.7 x 4.3 in)
Place of Origin
Galveston (Galveston County, Tex.)
Gift to San Jacinto Museum of History Library from Mr. and Mrs. George A. Hill, Jr., 1946.
Caption / Inscription / Signature
"Sam Houston taken from miniature in possession of Sam Penland."
Galveston, Tex.: Morris, [between 1893 and 1896]
Artisan or Artist
Morris, H. H.
Morris, Henry H.
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