Photographic postcard of a man with a pipe, riding a mule

Published by
Unidentified
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
early 20th century
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper with ink
Dimensions
H x W (Image and card): 5 3/8 × 3 3/8 in. (13.7 × 8.6 cm)
Description
This real photo postcard features a silver gelatin print of a man on a mule. The man and donkey are centered on the postcard. He is wearing a longsleeve shirt, pants with suspenders, a hat and a scarf tied around his neck. The image overexposed partially obsuring mountains in the distance. Rocks and brush are visible behind him. On the back of the postcard the word [POST CARD] is printed at the top. The words [CORRESPONDENCE ] and [ADDRESS] 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 triangle in each corner. The words [PLACE / STAMP / HERE] are printed inside the square. There are no inscriptions, front or back.
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
photographic postcards
Topic
American West
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.37.35.22
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fa55ef15-3136-4ea3-b2c5-82997701125b
2 image(s)