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Catalog Number X1978.01.02 a-b
Title UNTITLED (COWBOY ROPING A WOLF)
Object Name Letter, Illustrated
Artist Russell, Charles M. (1864-1926)
Medium Ink/Watercolor/Paper
Date 1902
Notes One-page letter, with envelope, to Edward "Kid" Price. The letter (a) is written on Russell bullhead stationary. The page is dominated by a sketch of a mounted cowboy roping a wolf. There is a brief message across the top which reads: "Friend Kid find inclosed $1." At the bottom of the page the letter is signed: "With regards to the bunch / your friend / CMR." The "CMR" is spelled out using drawings of branding irons and there is a small self-portrait of Russell holding a liquor bottle in the lower right corner.
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Wolf
Brand
Cowboy
Self-Portrait
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