Postcard of men branding a cow

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2 images
Published by
Unidentified
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper with ink
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 3 3/8 × 4 3/4 in. (8.6 × 12.1 cm)
H x W (Card): 3 7/16 × 5 3/8 in. (8.7 × 13.7 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
photographic postcards
Date
early 20th century
Description
This real photo postcard features a black and white image of men branding a cow. Two men are holding the cow down on the ground while one man brands the cow. Two young men stand on the right and and one young man stands on the left. An animal pen and house are behind them. All of the subjects are looking at the camera. On the back of the postcard the word [POST CARD] is printed at the top. The words [CORRESPONDENCE HERE] and [NAME AND ADDRESS HERE] divide the back into two sections. Text marks the spot for postage in the top right corner. The word [AZO] repeats forming a square with a triange in each corner. The words [PLACE / STAMP / HERE] are printed inside the square.There are no inscriptions, front or back.
Topic
African American
Agriculture
American West
Labor
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.37.35.13
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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