The University of Texas at Austin
Wood shingle
Identifier: TMC_0065
Title: Wood shingle
Description: A wood shingle from the first Texas Capitol in West Columbia, Texas. Three iron, square-cut nails are in various nail holes. Kate Aldridge Clarkson’s uncle, John Carson Kidd, wrote on the back of the shingle that it came from the old Capitol Building. Donated by Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Clarkson.
City: West Columbia
County: Brazoria
Country: Republic of Texas
Date: circa 1836
Source: UT Texas Memorial Museum Collection
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 14 [Metric, Rm C 4.6]
Format: shingle
Size: 42.2 cm W x 23.3 cm H
Other ID: TMM 678-8
Subject: Material culture--Texas--19th century