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By the 1840s, a wave of German immigration had spread to the Hill Country of Texas, virtually on the border of Comanche territory. The population of some towns, including Fredericksburg in Gillespie County, was about 85 percent German in the 1860s. Like English joiners in seventeenth-century New...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles L. Bybee

about 1870

Object Place

Fredericksburg, Texas, United States


221.61 x 143.51 x 59.69 cm (87 1/4 x 56 1/2 x 23 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Southern yellow pine




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