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'The Face on the Barroom Floor'

Identifier: M123.03.0076.0003.00003


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.


  • 1950-1969


1 items (photograph)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

5 x 7 inches black and white


Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Stamped on the back of image in purple ink, " the Jean Dubois Company 927-21st Street (Phone: Main 5401) Denver 2, Colorado."

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver CO 80208
(303) 871-3428