Lot 127 of 305:
Photo album of Montana ranching  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$540
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Album of approx. 170 photographs and 26 postcards, with scenes of a ranch in Montana; life and scenery in New Mexico; ranching and rodeos in Wyoming; and perhaps other, unidentified, locales

Author:
**

Place:
Various places

Publisher:

Date:
c.1920-1930

Description:
Most photographs approx. 8.5x14 cm. (3¼x5½"), loose in corner mounts, many with captions either on the album leaves or in lower image, a few in the negative. Album is 23x35 cm. (9x13¾"), cloth. About a quarter of the photographs are of the Bones Bros. Ranch in Birney, Montana, including ranching scenes, roundups, rodeos, rope tricks, family photos, ranch buildings, and more; later are views in New Mexico, then Eaton's Ranch in Wyoming, rodeo action, and more. The postcards, both color and real photo, are of New Mexico. Later are more New Mexico photographs, then some that seem to be Southern California. There is a name at the front, "Ruth Watson, Covina, California," and Ruth is featured in a number of the photographs. Provenance: L. Bradford Prince, Governor of New Mexico Territory, and heirs.

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Condition:
Very good or better condition.


 
Item number:
213603
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