[Laura Wilson, Richard Avedon, and Watt Matthews in the Cookshack]

Description:

Photograph of (left to right) Laura Wilson, Richard Avedon, and Watt Reynolds Matthews sitting in the cookshack at Matthews Ranch headquarters. Wilson is holding a notepad, and she and Avedon appear to be listening to Matthews as he talks. Avedon is wearing a cowboy hat given to him by Matthews. In the background are two picnic tables with checkered table cloths.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Shackelford County
Creation Date: 1981~  
Partner(s):
Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch
Usage:
Total Uses: 1,476
Past 30 days: 88
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1981~
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Shackelford County
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
1981~  
Description:

Photograph of (left to right) Laura Wilson, Richard Avedon, and Watt Reynolds Matthews sitting in the cookshack at Matthews Ranch headquarters. Wilson is holding a notepad, and she and Avedon appear to be listening to Matthews as he talks. Avedon is wearing a cowboy hat given to him by Matthews. In the background are two picnic tables with checkered table cloths.

Note:

Writer/photographer Laura Wilson was famed photographer Richard Avedon's scout for subjects for his book, The West. She brought him to Lambshead where he made a series of photos of Watt Matthews and other family and cowboys. Laura Wilson is the author of "Watt Matthews of Lambshead."

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Lambshead Ranch | Matthews Land and Cattle Company | cookshacks
Series Title: Richard Avedon and Laura Wilson
Partner:
Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2009
Collection:
Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: MATT_c1981_0020MLCC
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth65751
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image