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    Mrs. James McGregor Collection

    Summary: Mrs. James McGregor of Scotland donated photographs of Fort Worth in the late 1880s and early 1890s. James McGregor's grandparents lived in Fort Worth at that time.

    Spring Palace Invitation 1889

    Fort Worth Skyline in 1889 showing Spring Palace

    Photographs
     
    • Invitation to the Texas Spring Palace from May 29th to June 20th, 1889
    • Balcony seats in the Texas Spring Palace, 1890
    • Crowd of people inside the Texas Spring Palace, 1890
    • Stage at the Texas Spring Palace, 1890
    • Orchestra at the Texas Spring Palace, 1890
    • Market or gift shop at the Texas Spring Palace, 1890
    • Crowd gathering on the balcony at the Texas Spring Palace, 1890
    • Band with conductor, Mr. Hecker, at the Texas Spring Palace,1890
    • Balcony seats overlooking stage, at the Texas Spring Palace, 1890
    • Longhorn Chair from Texas Spring Palace, given to W. F. Sommerville
    • View from James McGregor's grandparents house in Fort Worth. Tarrant County Courthouse in central background. Believed to have been taken near today's Summit Avenue by W.F. Sommerville using a Shew camera.
    • Lead Crystal glasses with etchings of Texas Spring Palace
    • William Fife Sommerville in costume as Frederick for the performance of the "Pirates of Penzance," 1888
    • Crowd on a train at The Fort Worth and Denver Railway, contains Alfred Sommerville, eldest son of William F. Sommerville, 1889
    • Portrait of W. F. Sommerville
    • Actors in a Fort Worth play named "Patience," 1890
    • Fort Worth skyline showing Texas Spring Palace, 1890 (image shown)  
    • Crowd on a train at the Fort Worth and Denver railway, containing Alfred Sommerville, 1889, Machine Copy  
    • James McGregor's grandparents house in Fort Worth. Tarrant County Courthouse in central background. Believed to have been taken by W. F. Sommerville near today's Summit Avenue, Machine Copy
    • Lead Crystal glasses with etchings of Texas Spring Palace, Machine Copy  
    • Portrait of William F. Sommerville, Machine Copy