[Indian cave paintings in Marfa]

Description:

Photograph of a cave painting containing eight vertical stripes on the wall, which may depict human bodies. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: “The Great Comanche War Trail led through Brewster County and into Mexico. Apache and Comanche warriors raided and plundered each other. Their paintings tell the story of their life in a land which defied them" (p. 3).

Creator(s): Edwards, Nancy
Location(s): United States - Texas - Presidio County
Creation Date: 1969
Partner(s):
Marfa Public Library
Collection(s):
Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
Usage:
Total Uses: 384
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1969
  • Digitized: February 20, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Presidio County
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
1969  
Description:

Photograph of a cave painting containing eight vertical stripes on the wall, which may depict human bodies. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: “The Great Comanche War Trail led through Brewster County and into Mexico. Apache and Comanche warriors raided and plundered each other. Their paintings tell the story of their life in a land which defied them" (p. 3).

Physical Description:

1 photograph : col. ; 8 x 8 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): caves | cave paintings | artworks
Added Title: My Land, My Heritage, My Hope: Slide 33
Partner:
Marfa Public Library
Collection:
Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
Relation (Is Referenced By): My Land, My Heritage, My Hope, ark:/67531/metapth39396
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1969.06.107
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth39685
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image