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'The Face on the Barroom Floor'

 Item
Identifier: M123.03.0076.0003.00002

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

5 x 7 1/2 inches black and white

General

Title from image.

Inscription and Marks

Printed on parchment envelope, "The Face on the Barroom Floor, Teller House Bar, Central City, Colorado."

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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