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    TOUGH WORKING COWBOYS OF YANKON, SOUTH DAKOTA - CABINET CARD - ca.1890. This spectacular photograph of common ranch workingmen or cowboys is a classic image. It is unusual for men to be photographed in their tattered working gear in a studio setting. Photography was relatively expensive for the time and most people tended to wear the nicest clothes that they owned, or the flashiest gear they could find, either from a friend or props from the photographer himself. This fine cabinet card has exceptional contrast, tone and focus and measures 4.25"x 6.5". The photographer H. Bruhn of Yanton, S.D, marked the card at the bottom in gold print. A pure and original Western image.

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    November, 2007
    10th Saturday
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