Amon Carter print details

A Street in Old Mesilla

Laura Gilpin (1891-1979)

Object Details

  • Date

    May 1947, printed 1947

  • Object Type


  • Medium

    Gelatin silver print

  • Dimensions

    Image: 9 3/16 x 7 3/8 in.
    Mount: 20 x 16 in.

  • Inscriptions

    Mount, Recto:

    c.r. signed in graphite: Laura Gilpin \ 1947

    l.l. in graphite: A STREET IN OLD MESILLIA [sic]

    l.r. typed on blue paper label: Through Mesilla passed the great stages of the Overland Mail, as \ John Butterfield established this southern route to California in the early \ frontier days of the southwest.

    Mount, Verso:

    u.l. in ink: # 88 \ A Street in Old Mesillia [sic]

    u.l. in ink: Midstream \ part IV

    u.c. [stamp]: LAURA GILPIN \ BOX 1173, SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO \ [in ink]: Rio Grande

  • Collection Name

    Laura Gilpin Collection

  • Credit Line

    Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, Bequest of the artist

  • Accession Number


  • Copyright

    © 1979 Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Additional details

Location: Off view
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