April 24, 2024

Recently Pamela Morris, granddaughter of noted cowboy photographer Charles Morris, spent an entire day visiting our Big Sandy Cultural Center.In 1903, Morris and his wife pitched their photography tent at theend of Main Street where they sold his photographs of early areacowboys and ranchers. Mrs. Morris expertly colorized many of the black and white photos that the couple turned into popular postcards.

They were good friends of the Tingley family and of artist Charles M. Russell. The Center has many Morris prints made from his originalglass plate negatives. Some Morris photos were used by Mou...

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