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'The Face on the Barroom Floor'

 Item
Identifier: M123.03.0076.0003.00005

Overview

Photograph four unidentified affiliates looking at 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

Creator

Extent

1 items (photograph)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

8 x 10 inches black and white

General

Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Stamped on back of image in blue ink, "Plese Credite Louise Pote."

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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