[Albert Peyton George, Gene Autry, and Virgil Shepherd standing next to a horse]

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Identifier

http://dp.la/api/items/3780908d68bf5f67ebb90c53b8bbaf99

Title

[Albert Peyton George, Gene Autry, and Virgil Shepherd standing next to a horse]

Date

[1945..1950]

Description

Photograph of Albert Peyton George (on far right) with Gene Autry (center) and Virgil Shepherd. Autry has his right hand on the horse's halter. Autry is wearing boots with longhorn, stars, half moons, and hearts motif on the tops. The boots have spurs. His knit suit has a detailed western shirt underneath it. He is holding a riding crop in his left hand. George is wearing a three-piece suit, striped shirt, and print tie. He has a round pin on his lapel. George has his left hand in his pants pocket. Note the saddle on horse - Autry's saddle is very ornate and detailed. The group is in an arena of unknown location (perhaps Fort Worth?). The photograph was autographed by Gene Autry and reads: "To Albert With Best Wishes Gene Autry".
Paper; Width/Diameter: 25.3 cm, Height: 20.6 cm

Subject

Communication Artifacts
Art
People
Individuals

Source

The Portal to Texas History

Type

image

References

https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth7984/