[Man in a Carriage]

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This photograph focuses on a man sitting in an open carriage. The carriage is very small, only built to hold one or two people, and has large wheels. There are two animals (possibly mules) hitched to the carriage in the left of the photograph; the animal in the front is dark and the one behind is white and only partially visible. The ground is covered with short grass and there are trees and mountains in the background.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 4.5 x 6.5 in.

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Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert and was provided by Marfa Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 21 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Marfa Public Library

Marfa gained a public library in 1947 with the current building donated in 1973. Through the help of organizations such as the Friends of the Marfa Library, the Library has been able to continue to provide residents with access to materials, programs, and city history.

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Description

This photograph focuses on a man sitting in an open carriage. The carriage is very small, only built to hold one or two people, and has large wheels. There are two animals (possibly mules) hitched to the carriage in the left of the photograph; the animal in the front is dark and the one behind is white and only partially visible. The ground is covered with short grass and there are trees and mountains in the background.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 4.5 x 6.5 in.

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The top of this photograph is not even: one side is nearly half and inch shorter than the other.

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Marfa, Diversity in the Desert

These photographs document the local history of Marfa and the surrounding area. They include images of many families, including the Crosson, Contrera, Cordova, Chavarria, Campos, Cline, Love, Vasquez, Porter, Jordan, and Rivera families. Also featured are photos of the ghost town of Shafter, and pictures of the set for the movie "Giant."

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  • Sept. 24, 2008, 7:13 p.m.

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  • Oct. 24, 2016, 11:52 a.m.

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[Man in a Carriage], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40005/: accessed April 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.