Dawson Co., Mont. BO inked on bottom; long cylindrical stem with file branding throughout, old collection number near bowl, traces of red pigment, overall length 25.5 in late 19th century
Joe Sturtevant, "Rocky Mountain Joe" (1851-1910), was a flamboyant character who lived an illustrious life. He is most well-known for capturing via photography, paintings, and drawings, the rise of Boulder, Colorado. During his youth, Rocky Mountain Joe traveled the Northwest as a scout for General Custer and later General Crook.