This is an original 1902 black and white halftone print of a Brescian herdsman rubbing the snout of his nearest heifer affectionately, while spreading secondhand smoke. It is this very image that inspired the hit musical lyrics, "the hills are alive with mooing".
This 109+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine +++
Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 4.5 inches; 15 x 11 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: Ranching, Cow, Heifer, Herd, Rancher, Staff, Ethnic, Portuguese, Valley, Mountain, Landscape, Europe