Erwin E. Smith: Cowboy Photographer (VHS)

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Amon Carter Online Projects

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Provides an overview of the life and work of photographer Erwin E. Smith. His photographs of North Texas ranch life at the turn of the twentieth century are considered the most accurate depiction of cowboy life. The Erwin E. Smith photography collection is a part of the museum's Artist Archives.

TRC audience: 
College/Adult
High School (9-12)
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
20th Century (1900-1945)
Art of the West
Artist Biography
Multicultural Topics
Photography
Texas History
TRC format: 
Audio-Visual