Tag Archives: 1930s

“A Drink of Water” by L. H. ‘Dude’ Larsen

This image is a reproduction of the painting by the prolific Western artist known as Dude Larsen,  who created postcards for the tourist trade along U. S. 66.

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The description states:

A DRINK OF WATER

Taken form an original oil painting by the noted cowboy artist and poet, L. H. “Dude” Larsen.

Dude Larsen worked during the 1930s and 1940s making postcards from original paintings such as this one.

This postcard is dated 1939.

Congress Hall Canyon, Lake Delton, Wisconsin

This image shows a wood plank walkway through a canyon-like rock formation near Lake Delton, Wisconsin, near the Wisconsin Dells.

IN CONGRESS HALL CANYON. LAKE DELTON, WIS.

There is no description on the back of this card.

The village of Lake Delton took its name from a reservoir formed near there by a dam built in 1927. It is likely this image dates from the 1930s.