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American cowboy in life and legend.

B. McDowell

American cowboy in life and legend.

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Published by National Geographic Society in Washington .
Written in English


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A cowboy is an animal herder who tends cattle on ranches in North America, traditionally on horseback, and often performs a multitude of other ranch-related historic American cowboy of the late 19th century arose from the vaquero traditions of northern Mexico and became a figure of special significance and legend.

A subtype, called a wrangler, specifically tends the horses used to. Probably the cowboy who deserves the title “legendary” more than any was Teddy Blue Abbott, who was made into something of a legend by Helen Huntington Smith inafter spending time interviewing him and taking notes on his tales and stories.Photographer Don Russell made the works over a two-year period and also published a book on the subject.

The portraits are recent gifts to the Stark Museum of Art. Cowboy: Legends and Life presents the theme of the Cowboy as an icon for America. This exhibition explores the imagery of the cowboy and cowgirl in American Western art.