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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
William Boyd, American, 1895 - 1972  Search this
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 7 7/16 × 9 3/8 in. (18.9 × 23.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 × 10 in. (20.3 × 25.4 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
This gelatin silver print depicts a black and white image of William Boyd with three young boys. Boyd is kneeling in front of a car with the driverside door open. One child is standing on the left of him while two are standing on the right of him. Boyd has his arm around the boy standing closest to him on the right. He is wearing a black hat, pants, shirt and boots and has a wild rag around his neck that is secured by a bullhead-shaped scarf slide. The boys are dressed in cowboy costumes that consist of black pants, shirts, hats and boots. Each child is holding a pistol. The child that Boyd has is arm around is pointing his pistol at the camera. A small crowd of people are standing to the far right. There are no inscriptions, front or back.
African American  Search this
American West  Search this
Costume  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture