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Kit Carson. Hero of the Western Frontier, Plainsman, Guide, Scout.


  • MEDIUM: Printed fabric,

    DATE: c.1951.

  • EDITION SIZE: Fabric size 9 3/4 x 21 3/8" (50.1 x 54.4 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: This bandanna served as an advertisement for the television show "The Adventures of Kit Carson," which aired from 1951-1955 and is based on the real life American legend Kit Carson. The text bubbles in the corners read "Hero of the Western Frontier, Plainsman, Guide, Scout. See Bill Williams as Kit Carson on TV," "Drink Coca Cola," and "'With me Carson and Truth mean the same thing.' -General John C. Fremont." <br><br> In the center in a portrait of Bill Williams as Kit Carson. Surrounding him are various western scenes - Conestoga wagons drawn by oxen, a horse drawn carriage barreling through the landscape, a heard of wild buffalo being chased by Indians, and cowboys conversing with Native Americans outside their village.


  • CONDITION: Fair condition with several holes within the portrait.


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