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'The Face on the Barroom Floor'

 Item
Identifier: M123.03.0076.0003.00001

Overview

Photograph of the face on the bar room floor painted by Herndon Davis in 1936. Davis was commissioned by the Central City Opera House Association to paint a few works for properties around Central City, Colorado. Painting is based on the poem by Hugh Antoine D'Arcy but is actually of Edna Juanita (Cotter) Davis, Herndon's wife.

Dates

  • 1950-1969

Extent

1 items (photograph)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches black and white

General

Title from bottom of image.

Inscription and Marks

Printed on the bottom of the postcard, 'The face on the Barroom Floor, teller House central City - Colorado."

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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