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Photo, Print, Drawing Bob Stewart, saddlemaker and leather craftsman, Deer Lodge, Montana

About this Item

Title

  • Bob Stewart, saddlemaker and leather craftsman, Deer Lodge, Montana

Names

  • Toelken, Barre, 1935- (Collector)
  • Crummett, Michael, 1948- (Photographer)

Created / Published

  • Deer Lodge, Montana, August 25, 1979

Headings

  • -  Leatherwork
  • -  Braid
  • -  Horsehair
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  United States -- Montana -- Deer Lodge

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography

Notes

  • -  Note: Online digital image numbers may be offset by 1 or 2 digits from the film negative frame numbers.
  • -  Index data: Film negative frame numbers, descriptions: horsehair and braiding by saddlemaker Bob Stewart at the Montana State Prison, Deer Lodge: 1-5, horsehair braided for hatbands; 6-12, Bob Stewart (from Lewistown MT) working on leather parts for a saddle, the flat, rounded edge item shown may be the seat of a saddle under construction, images 9-10 depict work on a leather strap; 13-16, Bob Stewart, the photographer's notes state that Stewart "may spend 8 hours a day in addition to his regular responsibilities at the 'cow camp' of Montana State Prison Ranch, working leather"; 17-21, Stewart sketches a floral design on a piece of leather with a special tool; 22-25, Stewart shaves the edge of a leather strap for a saddle; 27-28, Stewart's hand and the decorated fork and horn at the front of the saddle, the photographer's notes state that Stewart is sizing up the front of the saddle; 29-34, billfolds, picture frames, and other leather items made by Stewart; 35-37 [36a], Bob Stewart. Initial frame numbers as typed in photographer's log sheets; frame numbers in square brackets as assigned at time of scanning.

Medium

  • 35 mm black-and-white film negatives

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1981/005: 84596

Source Collection

  • Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005)

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

  • image

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Credit line: Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Toelken, Barre, and Michael Crummett. Bob Stewart, saddlemaker and leather craftsman, Deer Lodge, Montana. United States Montana Deer Lodge, 1979. Deer Lodge, Montana. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_84596/.

APA citation style:

Toelken, B. & Crummett, M. (1979) Bob Stewart, saddlemaker and leather craftsman, Deer Lodge, Montana. United States Montana Deer Lodge, 1979. Deer Lodge, Montana. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_84596/.

MLA citation style:

Toelken, Barre, and Michael Crummett. Bob Stewart, saddlemaker and leather craftsman, Deer Lodge, Montana. Deer Lodge, Montana. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_84596/>.