Published by
Taylor, Platt & Company, American, founded 1907
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Wills, Tom N., American
Date
1907-1909
Medium
lithographic ink on paper (fiber product) with ink
Dimensions
H x W: 3 7/16 × 5 7/16 in. (8.7 × 13.8 cm)
Description
This chromolithographic postcard features a color image of Tom N. Wills, a cowboy from Arizona roping a steer. Wills is on horseback and is trailing a steer. He is holding the end of a lasso with the other end around the steer's head. There are other cowboys watching on the far right of the photograph. Text in the top left corner reads [12-"Tom N. Wills of Arizona, a Great Roaper." The back of the postcard reads [POST CARD.] across the top in green text. Green text on the left edge reads [PUB. BY T.P. & CO.NY.Y MADE IN GERMANY]. Handwritten text in the top right corner reads [$250]. The number [44] is written under it and is circled. Handwritten text in the bottom right corner reads [K11S234].
Place made
Germany, Europe
Place depicted
Arizona, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Type
chromolithographs
picture postcards
Topic
American West
Photography
Sports
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.37.35.10
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d6a753f4-1bfe-42c7-bd46-e6464a82650d
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