Photographic postcard portrait of a cowboy

National Museum of African American History and Culture

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This real photo postcard features a portrait of a cowboy. The man is seated with his hands on his hips. He is wearing a hat, vest, long-sleeve shirt, leather cuffs on his wrists, fur chaps and pants. His gun holster is in his lap and he has a scarf tied around his neck. He is looking into the camera. On the back of the postcard the word [POST CARD] is printed at the top. The words [CORRESPONDENCE] and [ADDRESS] divide the back into two sections. ext marks the spot for postage in the top right corner. The word [AZO] repeats forming a square with a triangle in each corner. The words [PLACE / STAMP / HERE] are printed inside the square.There are no inscriptions, front or back.

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