Man Made Mobile: Early Saddles of Western North America. Richard E. Ahlborn, ed.

Man Made Mobile: Early Saddles of Western North America

Ahlborn, Richard E., ed. Man Made Mobile: Early Saddles of Western North America. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution 1980. 148p, ca. 200 ills., 1 in color. Very good paperbound. ** Scholarly chapters by James S. Hutchins, John C. Ewers, Ann Nelson, et al., on the development of the western stock saddle. The topics include historical prototypes, Mexican origins, post-Civil War cowboy development, related Plains Indian equipment, and a Spanish/English glossary. With detailed descriptions, measurements, and illustrations of about 20 saddles and gear, which were exhibited at the Renwick Gallery. Item #100

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