[After the deer hunt]

Description

In this photograph, there are two trees with at least three dead dear hanging upside-down from the branches. Two of the deer have been split open and an older man in the center of the photograph is cutting the third. Another man, dressed casually, is watching him work. To the far right, there is a covered buggy or wagon that is unhitched and parked. Behind the men, there is a white spotted dog lying on the ground and a white building, presumably a house. In the background there appear to be mountains. A handwritten note on the back of the ... continued below

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 3.75 x 6 in.

Creation Information

Fred J. Feldman Co. November 1916.

Context

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 156 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Fred J. Feldman Co. "This is a Genuine Feldman Print from the Fred J. Feldman Co. El Paso, Texas"

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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

In this photograph, there are two trees with at least three dead dear hanging upside-down from the branches. Two of the deer have been split open and an older man in the center of the photograph is cutting the third. Another man, dressed casually, is watching him work. To the far right, there is a covered buggy or wagon that is unhitched and parked. Behind the men, there is a white spotted dog lying on the ground and a white building, presumably a house. In the background there appear to be mountains. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says "Geo Gleim & Nick Mansfelder hunting on Joe Espy Ranch north of Ft. Davis, Texas."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 3.75 x 6 in.

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Marfa, Diversity in the Desert

These photographs document the local history of Marfa and the surrounding area, as well as local families and the ghost town of Shafter.

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Creation Date

  • November 1916

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 24, 2008, 6:12 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 24, 2016, 11:49 a.m.

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Fred J. Feldman Co. [After the deer hunt], photograph, November 1916; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40175/: accessed February 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.