Cabinet card with a photograph of a woman in dress with corset and pleated skirt. She is posed among a scene of ancient ruins. Note on back "Dorothea Marie Buehring before marriage to Charles George Frels Son of George Freels (Frels)/ 1855"
6.5 x 4.25 in. (16.51 x 10.80 cm)
Place of Origin
Rockdale (Milam County, Tex.)
Caption / Inscription / Signature
Imprint on front "JOHN SCOTT, Rockdale, Texas." within a decorative bar scroll featuring birds and foliage.
Artisan or Artist
cabinet photographs ; portrait photographs
Objects Facet -- Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name) -- Visual Works (Hierarchy Name) -- visual works (works) -- photographs -- card photographs (photographs) -- cabinet photographs ; Objects Facet -- Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name) -- Visual Works (Hierarchy Name) -- visual works (works) -- photographs -- studio portraits
visual works -- photographs -- cabinet photographs ; visual works -- photographs -- studio portraits
imprints ; photographer's studio ; painted backdrops ; studio props ; women's fashion
Prints and Photographs Collection, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Local Resource Number
Item # 1969/10-2
Texas State Library and Archives Commission
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Hill Texas Archive Research Notes
Although the date 1855 is written on the back, it is likely this was taken in the mid 1880s, as John Scott is recorded in Rockdale from 1874 until after 1900. In addition, a marriage record was found online for Dorothy and Charles dating 1889.