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He had lifted the canteen and was holding it upside down
Original Author: F. Graham Cootes
Created: 1911
Medium: Book illustration

He had lifted the canteen and was holding it upside down

Men in cowboy hats attend to a woman in distress in this illustration by F. Graham Cootes publshed in Harold Bell Wright's best-selling novel The Winning of Barbara Worth (1911). Set in the American Southwest, the book was later adapted into a silent film starring Gary Cooper. 

Citation: The Winning of Barbara Worth. Taylor 1911 .W75 W5. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

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