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Photo, Print, Drawing Bob Stewart, saddle maker and leather worker, Deer Lodge, Montana

About this Item

Title

  • Bob Stewart, saddle maker and leather worker, Deer Lodge, Montana

Names

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

Created / Published

  • Deer Lodge, Montana, August 28, 1979

Headings

  • -  Saddlery
  • -  Western saddles
  • -  Leatherwork
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  United States -- Montana -- Deer Lodge

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography

Notes

  • -  Index data: Image numbers, descriptions: Bob Stewart, saddle maker and leather worker at the Montana State Prison, Deer Lodge, MT: 1, Bob Stewart, saddle maker from Lewistown MT in the 7-foot x 7-foot shop; 2-5, Bob Stewart makes tooled leather picture frames (circular example shown), billfolds, and other objects; 6, Bob shaves edge of leather piece for the saddle's seat, the beveled edge ensures that this will blend into the adjacent parts; 7-8, the design for tooling takes shape, first, with rough sketch on the leather; 9, checking the size for the leather pad for the seat; 10-11, a saddle that Harris recently completed, with an added breast collar or breast plate; 12-13, braided rawhide inlay on a billet hanging from the saddle's rear rigging ring or dee, with a section of the tooled fender at left; 14-15, Stewart holds a tooled saddle fender; 16-18, closeup of Stewart's logo, "R.C. Stewart, maker, Lewiston, Mont." with saddle serial number S42079, in some images the logo location is at the front of the saddle seat, near the horn.

Medium

  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1981/005: MT9-MC39

Source Collection

  • Montana Folklife Survey collection (AFC 1981/005)

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

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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, saddle maker and leather worker, Deer Lodge, Montana. Montana United States Deer Lodge, 1979. Deer Lodge, Montana. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_mc39/.

APA citation style:

Toelken, B. & Crummett, M. (1979) Bob Stewart, saddle maker and leather worker, Deer Lodge, Montana. Montana United States Deer Lodge, 1979. Deer Lodge, Montana. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_mc39/.

MLA citation style:

Toelken, Barre, and Michael Crummett. Bob Stewart, saddle maker and leather worker, Deer Lodge, Montana. Deer Lodge, Montana. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1981005_mc39/>.