Group of people posing in front of cabin

Description (Brief):

real photo postcard; exterior; large group photograph of thirty-nine (39) men, women,children and babies posed in three rows of people posing in front of a wooden clapboard wall with window. Dog and cat maybe included. One man may be wearing a folded newspaper hat?

Description (Brief)

Historical real photo postcard from 1910s sent from Richard Avedon to J. Ross Baughman in 1979. During this time Avedon was working on his "American West" series.

Description (Brief)

Hand-written text on verso: Ross working in the copper mines-strange, powerful, beautiful town. Best, Dick.

Description (Brief)

Sent to: Ross Baughman

Description (Brief)

Postmark: Butte, MT (?) Aug 24 1979.

Description (Brief)

Postal stamp: purple stamp, "People's Right to Petition for Redress USA 10c"

Date Made: 1979Associated Date: 1979-08-24

Referenced: Avedon, RichardMaker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of J. Ross Baughman

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2010.0231.06.01Catalog Number: 2010.0231.06.01Accession Number: 2010.0231

Object Name: real photo postcard

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 13.97 cm


Record Id: nmah_1403354

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