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Travel Bug Dog Tag Art-Remington-Dash for the Timber TB04

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Saturday, 07 May 2016
Texas, United States
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In the hands of Hattierisky.

This is not collectible.

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Please drop this item in rural OR Premium Member Only caches.  Do not place it in an urban cache or abandon it at a caching event.  Transport the bug in the original plastic bag for as long as the bag lasts; the bag keeps the trackable clean and prevents tangling with other items.  Otherwise, take the travel bug anywhere you wish.  No permission is needed to leave the U.S.

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About This Item

This is one of a series of travel bugs made to recognize paintings seen, and admired by the bug owner. A digital copy of the painting was downloaded from the internet. It was reduced in size, and proportions cropped to accommodate the laminating materials available to the owner. Regrettably these processes diminish the efforts of the artist. One truly must see the originals in person to fully appreciate the work. The text below is a mixture of my own observations and material gleaned from the internet (mostly Wikipedia and Web Gallery).

Frederic Sackrider Remington (1861 –1909) was an American painter, illustrator, sculptor, and writer who specialized in depictions of the Old American West, specifically concentrating on the last quarter of the 19th century American West and images of cowboys, American Indians, and the U.S. Cavalry. Remington made a number of trips to the American Southwest, principally to cover the U.S. Cavalry and its pursuit of the Apaches. Dash for the Timber launched his career as a major painter.

After Norman Rockwell, this is the second artist whose work I could recognize on sight at a very young age. He is without peer in depicting horses in motion. Unfortunately the pursuing Apaches in the painting were cropped from this photograph. This very large painting hangs in the lobby of the Amon Carter Museum, Ft. Worth, TX.

Gallery Images related to Art-Remington-Dash for the Timber TB04

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Tracking History (757.2mi) View Map

Retrieve It from a Cache 08/23/2017 Hattierisky retrieved it from Give a Hoot(y) about Education: Travel Bug Hotel Texas   Visit Log

Very nice TB.

Dropped Off 07/04/2016 Xyzzy! placed it in Give a Hoot(y) about Education: Travel Bug Hotel Texas - 467.55 miles  Visit Log

Dropping TB in Rosehill, TX. We picked it up in Goodnight, TX while on vacation.

  • Rosehill, TX
Retrieve It from a Cache 06/26/2016 Xyzzy! retrieved it from Goodnight Cemetery Texas   Visit Log

Picked up on the way back to SE Texas from Colorado. Will find a new home soon.

  • Goodnight Cemetery, Goodnight, TX.
Dropped Off 06/16/2016 AJoker placed it in Goodnight Cemetery Texas - 47.03 miles  Visit Log
Visited 06/14/2016 AJoker took it to Lefty Loosey Texas - 71.05 miles  Visit Log
Visited 06/14/2016 AJoker took it to In Texas, Everything is Bigger! Texas - 29.54 miles  Visit Log
Visited 06/14/2016 AJoker took it to Saint Rest Cemetery Texas - 1.74 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 06/14/2016 AJoker retrieved it from 380 Tahoka E (Lynn Co, p 41 DeL) Texas   Visit Log

Picked this one up on the way to Palo Duro Canyon. Will put it in another cache soon.

Dropped Off 06/11/2016 shellbadger placed it in 380 Tahoka E (Lynn Co, p 41 DeL) Texas - 68.46 miles  Visit Log
Visited 05/07/2016 shellbadger took it to 82 Dickens E (Dickens Co, p 34 DeL) Texas - 11.08 miles  Visit Log
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