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    Quarter Plate Tintype of an Armed Cowboy on Horseback. This exceptional image includes every icon associated with the American cowboy: horse, hat, lariat, boots, chaps, saddle and saddle bags, and most importantly his revolver holstered at his side. Written in now-faded ink in the top left corner is the name "Tom Harding", so this may well be a clue as to this cowboy's identity. As a guess, this image was taken in New Mexico or Arizona as you can clearly see the adobe buildings in the background built in the pueblo style. From the Emory A. Cantey Western Collection.

    Condition: Several shallow bends with more modest bends at the corners, with some scratches and scrapes to the emulsion, otherwise in very good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2009
    23rd-25th Friday-Sunday
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