Amon Carter print details

A Bad Sign, Matador Ranch, Texas

Erwin E. Smith (1886-1947)

Object Details

  • Date

    1905

  • Object Type

    Photographs

  • Medium

    Gelatin silver print

  • Object Format

    Album

  • Dimensions

    Image: 4 13/16 x 3 13/16 in.
    Sheet: 5 1/16 x 4 1/16 in.
    Mount: 10 3/8 x 7 in.

  • Inscriptions

    sheet, recto:

    c. in graphite: 48295

    l.l. stamped in purple ink: Erwin E. Smith. \ Bonham, Texas.

    l.c. in graphite: S59-332

    Verso:

    u.c. in graphite: Bad Sign: A cowpony sits [?] \ grazing upon a hill with rope \ dragging and a "double half-hitch" \ around the pommel of the saddle \ is nearly sure proof that \ evil has befallen the rider.

  • Collection Name

    Erwin E. Smith Pettis Collection

  • Credit Line

    Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, Bequest of Mary Alice Pettis

  • Accession Number

    P1986.42.189.11

  • Copyright

    Public domain

Additional details

Location: Off view
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