"The Rescue" Western print shows a cowboy in action, rescuing a calf during a blizzard.
19" (width) x 25" (height)
Famous photograph by Charles J. Belden (1887-1966)
Believed to be photographed between 1920-1930
Most of Charles J. Belden's photographs were posed or staged; "The Rescue" is not. It's a real image, an in-the-moment snapshot that shows just how difficult life is as a cowboy. There's no such thing as sick days or — as depicted in "The Rescue" — snow days. A cowboy's work is never done.
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