[The exterior of the Blackstone Hotel in Fort Worth]

One of 24 photographs in the series: Box 150: 8 x 10 Negatives available on this site.

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Photograph of the Blackstone Hotel located at 601 Main Street, in Fort Worth. It is at least 20 stories, with square windows on both visible sides of the building. The roof is multi-leveled, with the shortest section being 7 stories below the top portion. Each roof section has pointed sections rising up higher than the roofline. There are cars driving on the street in front of the hotel, and they are blurry. The hotel is surrounded by other buildings, some being taller than it. Another building obscures some of the view of the camera, creating a sort of unintended vignette … continued below

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Creation Information

Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951- 2017.

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Photograph of the Blackstone Hotel located at 601 Main Street, in Fort Worth. It is at least 20 stories, with square windows on both visible sides of the building. The roof is multi-leveled, with the shortest section being 7 stories below the top portion. Each roof section has pointed sections rising up higher than the roofline. There are cars driving on the street in front of the hotel, and they are blurry. The hotel is surrounded by other buildings, some being taller than it. Another building obscures some of the view of the camera, creating a sort of unintended vignette around the black and white image.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Original Folder: "Blackstone 2017"

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  • Preferred Citation: Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection (AR0769), University of North Texas Special Collections

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Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection

Four generations of photographers, all named Byrd Williams, documented more than 100 years of North Texas history. These materials, selected from a larger collection of family items. are available in UNT Libraries' Special Collections.

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  • 2017

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  • Nov. 15, 2021, 7:56 a.m.

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  • Nov. 19, 2021, 9:39 a.m.

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Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-. [The exterior of the Blackstone Hotel in Fort Worth], photograph, 2017; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1857520/: accessed November 28, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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