[Scrapbook Page Featuring an Elderly Cowboy and the Clear Fork of the Brazos River]

Description:

A page from a worn cowhide album displaying two black and white photographs positioned horizontally. The larger top photo is an 8 x 10 inch print of an elderly cowboy (possibly identified as Newcomb) heating a branding iron over a fire built inside a barrel. He is wearing boots, a vest, and a cowboy hat and kneeling in front of the barrel. Behind him is a wire and wood fence beyond which is a field with a cow. Below this image is a photograph of the Clear Fork of the Brazos River. Trees cover both sides of the river's banks.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Shackelford County
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch
Usage:
Total Uses: 266
Past 30 days: 6
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Shackelford County
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

A page from a worn cowhide album displaying two black and white photographs positioned horizontally. The larger top photo is an 8 x 10 inch print of an elderly cowboy (possibly identified as Newcomb) heating a branding iron over a fire built inside a barrel. He is wearing boots, a vest, and a cowboy hat and kneeling in front of the barrel. Behind him is a wire and wood fence beyond which is a field with a cow. Below this image is a photograph of the Clear Fork of the Brazos River. Trees cover both sides of the river's banks.

Physical Description:

1 scrapbook page ; 28 x 35 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Lambshead Ranch | Matthews Land and Cattle Company | Brazos River | Clear Fork | branding irons
Series Title: Worn Cowhide Album
Partner:
Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Collection:
Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: MATT_0000_0394MLCC
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: MATT_0000_0395MLCC
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth65353
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image