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branding cattle after a roundup
  • Orville John Green
    born: Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States ; died: McPherson, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • branding cattle after a roundup, 1899–1905
  • Where object was made: Pine Ridge, South Dakota, United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 20 x 24.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 7 7/8 x 9 5/8 in
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7591

The black and white image is of men working in a fenced area. The building on the facing right and the corral is fenced with barbed wire. There is one cow on the ground being branded and there are a few other cattle in the fenced area. There are men on horses and men seated at the fire outise of the fence.