Current Location:
Shelf B9 (CS3) -> Box 444
Location Notes:
IDC; Compressed Shelving Unit #3; Section B; Shelf B9; Box 444

Untitled (Man with Newspaper in a Living Room)

Artwork
Identifier:
2021.33.770
Artist:
Artist Unknown
Credit:
Gift of Charles Schoenknecht and Ward Paul
Medium:
Real Photo Postcard
Date:
circa 1900
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 6" Width: 4"
Description:
Real photo black and white postcard with the portrait of a man reading a newspaper in a living room. He is seated with one leg crossed over the other. He is wearing dark-colored pants and a light-colored shirt. He has a mustache and his dark-colored hair is parted down the middle. He is focused on reading his newspaper. Behind him is a cabinet full of dishwares with a light-colored table cloth. Next to it and behind the man's rocking chair is another wooden chair. The wall is covered in framed photographs and prints. Back of postcard has the message 'Dear Dannie [?????] we wish you all a mery [?al] we got your letter tonight this is the inside of our shack. James say tell you it a bright looking shack we are glad to [??] you are able to ride out there back [????] James say he think that was be good for you. I was [??????] you [????] did not come [???] James told me not [?? ???? ?? ???? ??] I would get [????????] James say tell you one [??? ???] tell any thing about the [?????] in the west they [????? ??????] James say he [???? ??? ?] be out [????] and here [???? ???? ?? ??? ?? ????] Many thanks, Love to all, James and Sarah.' It is addressed to 'Mrs. J. S. Ferris.' There is a one-cent Benjamin Franklin stamp in the upper right corner and an illegible postage mark.
Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Terms:
photographic postcards
postcards