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Joe De Young [Joe...
Russell, Charles M. | letter...
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8.04.5 | 1913 | H: 8.125 in, width: 12.875 in | Joe De Young [Joe De Yong] | Partial Bequest of Vernon R. Drwenski and Museum Purchase | Joe De Yong (1894-1975) was Russell's only protege. Aspiring to be an artist, the nineteen year old De Yong sent some sketches and a photograph of his first sculptural model to Russell. In his reply, Russell gave the young artist advice on materials and methods for making a sculpture. | Sept 2 1913 Your photo and letter with sketches was received the sketches were good Brown and Biglow Calander Co handel my reproductions thair address is St Paul Minn in regards to modling for aney thing large that is to say over five ore six inches the largest I have ever don was about 18 inches horse and rider I use pasteline this is not permanent but if there is a Dago in your town that landes plaster paris casts he could cast it for you in my smaller things I use bees wax diamond brand bees wax is the bst the wax must be warned before handling if your figure is well wired as the above sketch showes it will last if not to roughly handled the wire in the legs of animal should be tacked to a wooden base these small things [?] paintwith oil coler using turpen tine to thin the paint The bees wax could can get in a drugstore there is also a regular modling wax you can buy at most art stores where you will find pasteline modling wax is also good for small work good luck and best whishes C M Russell | L.26.99.5.jpg | L.26.99.5.jpg | 8.04.5.jpg | letter | Painting | watercolor and pen and ink on paper | Russell, Charles M.

Friend Joe [Joe D...
Russell, Charles M. | letter...
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8.04.4 | 1920 | H: 11 in, width: 8.5 in, Frame height: 20 in, Frame width: 17.775 in, frame depth: 1.5 in | Friend Joe [Joe De Yong] | Partial Bequest of Vernon R. Drwenski and Museum Purchase | caption: Its plenty scary at Hollywood Its wonderful what on man can do with one gun if hes got blank cartrages Pasadina California March 30 1920 Friend Joe I got your letter and paintings they were wonderfull from an artistien standpoint not quite bold enough in stroke. youd have don better with a hay knife it would give more teck neque maby that aint spelt right but you savy Thars lots of movie [?] folks here both male and female more he oues that thair is cows the only cows Iv seem is the kind you moove up on with a stool an bucket saw Tom Mix and Bill Hart work both treated me fine Tom sent his regards to you and your onley say Neal Hart a few minuts he also sends regards have seen Bill Rogers work. several times Am going into the mountains with him sunday to see them make some real out door pictures If you ever want to paint frute roses are automobiles come to this country I forgot Bungaloos they grow here too this last groath origanaly came from India where they had to be snake and tiger proof but judging from the one we got Californa is like Irland well Joe Il tell you all about it when I git home which wont be long with best whishes to you three from we of the same [?] your friend C M Russell | L.26.99.4.jpg | L.26.99.4.jpg | 8.04.4.jpg | 8.04.4.jpg | letter | Painting | pen and ink and watercolor | Russell, Charles M.

Joe De Young [Joe...
Russell, Charles M. | letter...
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8.04.3 | ca. 1914 | H: 8.25 in, width: 12.5 in, Frame height: 17.625 in, Frame width: 21.75 in, frame depth: 1.5 in | Joe De Young [Joe De Yong] | Partial Bequest of Vernon R. Drwenski and Museum Purchase | Sketch caption: old time senter fire man Joe De Young I received your letter also model of [?] an photo of rider you modeled I think they were good your horse was a little short in the back but if you will study proportion you will come out all right most range horses measure the same. from the top of the head to the middle of the [wiltrers] would measure the same from there back to the coupling study your saddle horses he will teach you more than I could tell you in a thousand years the picture of your Father and I with the bunch in the Silver Dollar was no good it was so blured you could hardly tell one man from annother You will find enclosed a photo of my self and friend I have riddin this old boy nearly 15 yeas so you see hes a has been the saddle was made in 1888 by Meany of Cheyenne it is the old time Vaeala tree the spurs I ware Iv had for 32 years the raw hide ranes 30 and I have been in montan mearly 34 years so you see the picture shows a bunch of old has beens yores C M Russell give my regards to your father | L.26.99.3.jpg | L.26.99.3.jpg | 8.04.3.jpg | letter | Painting | watercolor and pen and ink on paper | Russell, Charles M.

Dear Bill
Ross, Thom | letter | pen an...
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16.98.2 | 10/19/98 | H: 11 in, width: 8.5 in | Dear Bill | Gift of Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Weiss | photographed with 16.98.1, the envelope | URC: OCT 19, 1998 [LRC:] Thom Ross | 16.98.2.jpg | letter | pen and ink on paper | Ross, Thom

1988.8.678
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1988.8.678 | 1812-1820 | overall length: 23.5 in, L: 9.25 in, width: 3.5 in, H: 5 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | box | belt | letter | pick and brush on chain. The chain hangs next to the box and belt on exhibit. Chain is not numbered. Letter location not verified, may be inside box. | 1988.8.678v1.jpg | 1988.8.678v2.jpg | 1988.8.678v3.jpg | 1988.8.678v4.jpg | cartridge | box | Other | tools | letter

My Dear Beck
Remington, Frederic | letter...
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21.98.2 | 1908 | H: 5.875 in, width: 10.875 in, Frame height: 16.625 in, Frame width: 16.25 in | My Dear Beck | Gift in fond memory of our dear parents, The Honorable Milward Lee and Lorna Kooi Simpson, from their devoted sons Dr. Peter Kooi Simpson and Sen. Alan Kooi Simpson | This letter accompanied the painting of the unhaltered pack horse which Remington sent to George T. Beck. During their hunting trip the two men had seen a log with initials and the date 1821. Remington was trying to identify the early traveler who had explored in the Cody region. | top center of first page: 301 WEBSTER AVENUE/NEW ROCHELLE, NY | Transcription of letter: My dear Beck Am sending you a little sketch for new house-with my compliments. In re - the initials in the cottonwood log which we saw I have been looking up. "A man named Rose was probably in that county in 1809 - Colter before him. "Hoback-Robinson and Rezner were there in 1810 and Hunt with a large party were in Shoshonie's in 1811. Only names (?) with him I can find were Alexander Carsen, Picere Delauney, Piere Detayé, one St. Michael, Joseph Miller - Cass Crooks, Antoine Cloppine - McClland Reed, Dorion, J. B. Provost - John Day Labonte, Carrieur. 2 Ex. Gov. W.A. Richards of Wyoming is an authority on these early travels. That date on log is 1821 as I remember but I can find nothing specific at that time. I can find lots of record of trappers in the country as late as the early 30ties but nothing between those dates. .--However that country was criss crossed by travelers who left no journals or records so it is not surprising. Haven't heard from you yet but am hoping. Yours Frederic Remington Oct 17 | LRC, verso: Frederic Remington | 21.98.2.jpg | 21.98.2.jpg | letter | pen and ink on paper | Remington, Frederic