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California Rodeo, Salinas, 1919

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  • Image for California Rodeo, Salinas, 1919
2 images
Photograph by
M.B. Marcell, American, 1869 - 1939
Produced by
Unidentified
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper with ink
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 3 × 5 in. (7.6 × 12.7 cm)
H x W (Card): 3 1/2 × 5 7/16 in. (8.9 × 13.8 cm)
Type
photographic postcards
Place captured
Salinas, Monterey County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1919
Description
This real photo postcard features an image of a man riding a bull. The man and bull are in the center of the postcard with onlookers standing behind the fence in the distance. The man is wearing fur chaps, cowboy boots, a long sleeve shirt and a vest. The bull's hind legs are off of the ground. The bottom left corner contains text that reads [CALIFORNIA RODEO / SALINAS 1919]. Text on the bottom right reads [OFFICIAL PHOTO / #45 BY / MARCELL] [CALIFORNIA RODEO / SALINAS 1919] [OFFICIAL PHOTO / #45 BY / MARCELL]. The back of the postcard contains scribbled, illegible text. The word [POST CARD] is printed at the top with the words [CORRESPONDENCE] and [ADDRESS] separating the card 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.
Topic
African American
American West
Photography
Sports
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.37.35.8
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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