[Big Bend cave painting] Metadata

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  • Main Title [Big Bend cave painting]
  • Added Title My Land, My Heritage, My Hope: Slide 31


  • Creation: 1969
  • Digitized: 2007-02-21


  • No Language


  • Content Description: Photograph of a Big Bend cave painting that includes a picture of a cave buffalo in the upper-left quadrant, a small picture of a buffalo in the upper-right quadrant, and a picture of a caveman in the lower-left corner of the photograph. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The climate changed, and food shortages caused the Jumanos to become buffalo hunters, as evidenced by this cave painting" (p. 3).
  • Physical Description: 1 photograph : col. ; 8 x 8 cm.


  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Arts and Crafts - Paintings
  • Keyword: artworks
  • Keyword: cave paintings
  • Keyword: caves

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Presidio County
  • Time Period: mod-tim
  • Coverage Date: 1969


  • Is Referenced By: My Land, My Heritage, My Hope, ark:/67531/metapth39396


  • Name: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
    Code: MDID


  • Name: Marfa Public Library
    Code: MRPL

Resource Type

  • Photograph


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: 1969.06.21
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth39673


  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: 7 creationHardware: Fujitsu Image Scanner fi 4340C