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Lunch Hour

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Page from an album with photograph pasted onto the paper. Image is of Charlie Russell bronze bears. Pasted on the back is a text panel that reads: 'A mother bear watches over her two hungry cubs as they grub for bugs and worms. 'Lunch Hour is a model in beeswax and the base is a little root of a tree that was washed and polished by the rubbing of water and rocks on Lake McDonald shores (the Russell's summer home). Charley picked up the little piece of wood, modelled the figures on it and gave it to me for Christmas.' (The foregoing from a letter dated September 27, 1929, to Geo. D. Sack from Nancy C. Russell.'

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Lunch Hour
late 19th century - early 20th century
gelatin silver process
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Credit Line: 
Gilcrease Museum/The University of Tulsa
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Previous Number(s): 
D.5.2318; 47214; D.5.2318 (Colorado Springs number)
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