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Black Cowgirl

Black Cowgirl


    This bad-ass Black cowgirl is a particular favorite of mine from the new collection. It’s from a rare tintype circa 1880. What a formidable woman! It was exceedingly rare for women to have access to photography of any kind during this era. This cowgirls was determined to be documented and show us her hardware.
According to Atlanta-based photographer Forest McMullin, around 25 percent of the cowboys responsible for the movement in the American West were African-American.

   This glass tray measures 5x8." It also can be custom ordered in other sizes; please send us an email if interested.

     In the potichomania process, the glass acts as both a foundation and protective finish, saving the step of varnishing. The original intent was to recreate Greek and Etruscan vases by simulating rare and expensive Sevrés porcelain.

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