Inside, Gustave Baumann Christmas card, 1934/35

From the exhibition:
Gustave Baumann and Friends: Artist Cards from Holidays Past

New Mexico History Museum

Gustave Baumann, 1934/35, two-color woodcut. (The outside of this card reads “Greetings and all that sort of thing.”) The inside of the card, shown here, features an image of the artist’s “Billy the Kid” sculpture that adorned Baumann’s front yard. The accompanying cryptic poem reads “ROAM ROAM ON OUR RANGE / YOU’RE SURE TO FIND PLENTY OF ROOM / WE AIN’T GOT NO HERD / SO WE HERD (sic) A COWBIRD/ AND WE HOPE IT AIN’T PROCESSED NEXT YEAR.”) New Mexico History Museum Collection.

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