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The Arkansas Traveller

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Date made: ca. 1870
Maker: J.H. Bufford and Company
Place: Boston, Massachusetts
Image size: Image: 14 1/2 x 17 3/4 in.; 36.83 x 45.085 cm
ID number: DL*60.2431
Negative number: 2003-19808


Colored print depicting the famous folktale of the Arkansas Traveller, Col. Sandy C. Faulkner. In this scene, Col. Faulkner, on horseback, encounters a family outside a broken-down log cabin. A man sits in front of the cabin playing a fiddle. Other family members are gathered in the doorway, with one boy sitting outside.