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"Three Block" cowboys going on cattle watch at night

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Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

Date: Between 1891 and 1903

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: Berryman Collection: Coll. 2 No.41

Unit ID: 7828

Summary: View of Three Block ranch cowboys preparing to go on the second guard duty to watch cattle at night. Visible in the photograph, taken with a flash, are cowboys getting ready for guard duty, and others going to bed next to a chuckwagon.

Space Required/Quantity: 20.2 x 25.3 cm

Title (Main title): "Three Block" cowboys going on cattle watch at night

Titles (Other):

  • A flash light picture of the "Three Block" cowboys going on second guard at night taking their turn at watching cattle [electronic resource] / F.M. Steele


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    Three Block trail outfit
    Gelatin silver prints
    Internet resource (Web)
    Cattle drives
    Cattle herding
    Cowboy boots
    Flash photographs

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General Note: Digital image of an original silver gelatin print, scanned by the Kansas State Historical Society, as part of the Western Trails Project, funded by a grant from the Kansas Library Network Board.

General Note: The original is a silver gelatin print and measures 22.2 x 25.3 cm.