PORTRAIT OF A MAN FOLLOWING THE ADAGE “HOLD YOUR HORSES”

horse frontThis cabinet card features a bearded old man holding a chain in order to control his horse. There are two men and a dog in the background of this unusual outside photograph. Although the gentleman handling the horse and the photographer are unidentified, the style of the cabinet card indicates that it is likely of European origin. To view other cabinet card images of horses, click on the category “Horse”.

 

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Published in: on May 18, 2014 at 12:21 pm  Comments (1)  
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  1. The tilted camera view and the men in the background give this photo a snapshot quality that is unusual for a cabinet card. Was he celebrating the purchase of a new horse? A prize winning horse?


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