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Border Ranch
  • Andrew R. Butler
    born: Yonkers, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • Border Ranch, 1934
  • Where object was made: United States
  • engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 201 x 303 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 7/8 x 11 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 295 x 395 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 5/8 x 15 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of Hal M. Davison, Class of 1949
  • Not on display
  • 1998.0252

The windmill and water tank are the center of existence in this desolate scene, which is presumably in the Southwest. The donkeys or mules in the foreground were better able to withstand the uncompromising climate than horses.