''Operator at Queens'', cowboys in an interior, signed and dated lower left: J.N. Marchand / 1906, inscribed lower left: Copyright 1906 By Associated Sunday Magazine N.Y. / 1906, titled on a gallery label affixed verso, oil on canvas, 29'' H x 21'' W, est: $12,000/18,000
Literature: J.A. Baird, Jr., ''The West Remembered, Selections from the Collection of Earl C. Adams'', California Historical Society, San Francisco and San Marino, CA, 1973, p.30, fig. 39, illustrated. Provenance: Collection of Earl C. Adams, San Marino, CA; through descent to the present owner, Santa Fe, NM
Visual: Generally good condition. A light 3.25'' crescent-shaped scratch upper center. Stretcher bar creases along the four edges. Blacklight: Apparently no restoration under blacklight. Difficult to read under varnish.