Bronco Busting.

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2 images
Published by
S.A. Longenecker & Company, American, founded 1908
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium
lithographic ink on paper (fiber product) with ink
Dimensions
H x W: 3 7/16 × 5 3/8 in. (8.7 × 13.7 cm)
Type
chromolithographs
postcards
Place used
Deadwood, Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States, North and Central America
Penfield, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
1909
Description
This chromolithographic postcard features a color image of three men riding horses. Each of the men wear hats, long-sleeve shirts, pants and boots. The horse the man in the center of the photograph is riding is attempting to buck its rider. It is standing vertically on its hind legs and its back is arched. The two men on the left and right watch. The man on the left has his back to the camera. There are people standing behind a fence in he distance. On the back of the postcard printed brown text reads [THIS SPACE FOR WRITING MESSAGES / POST / CARD / THIS SIDE SPACE FOR ADDRESSES]. Handwritten text on the left reads [Dear maml: John / will see by [illegible] / I am in Deadwood / I am attegting / Grand Lodge am / having a fine time / wish you was here / the scenery here is / just beatiful / Emma]. The text on the right reads [Mrs. John Horning / Penfield / Penn]. The green postage stamp in the top right corner features an image of Benjamin Franklin and resembles US currency. A stamp in the top center reads [DEADWOOD / MAY 20 / I- 30P / 1909 / S. DAK.].The American flag is stamped over the word [POST CARD].
Topic
African American
American West
Correspondence
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.37.35.11
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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