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13 Vintage L.H. “Dude” Larsen Southwestern Post Cards ca. 1930s-1950s

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13 Vintage L.H. “Dude” Larsen Southwestern Post Cards ca. 1930s-1950s
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13 Vintage L.H. Larsen Southwestern Post Cards, measure 5.5'' x 3.5'', these post cards are from original paintings by Dude Larsen, all cards are clean and not written on, includes 1. All the Chief Does is Fish ca. 1941. 2. Gathering Wild Cattle, ca. 1939 3. Landmarks of the Desert, ca. 1953. 4. Zion National Park, ca. 1940. 5. Grand Canyon, ca. 1941. 6. The Signal, ca. 1953. 7. Flowing Gold of the Western Range, ca. 1953. 8. Touring the West, ca. 1947. 9. Cowboy Fun, ca. 1939. 10. Defying Danger, ca. 1953. 11. At Home on the Range, ca. 1952. 12. Trail of Life, ca. 1939. 13. A Drink of Water, ca. 1953. FYI: “Lewis H. Larsen was born in 1909 near Moab in the town of Richardson, Utah. In 1932, he married his wife Dorothy and in the late 30’s he began in the business of using his artwork for postcards that tourists in the area. The Larsen’s owned a Trading Post, Hotel and Cafe in Kenab, Utah where they produced the artwork for their growing business. Certainly inspired by his upbringing, Dude depicted ranch life and beautiful vast landscapes in his paintings. Some of the postcard images are also from paintings produced by Dorothy or as signed on many of her illustrations “Dot”. L.H. Larsen was a Cowboy, Rancher, Businessman and Politician. In his obituary, it also indicates he was the Republican Chair and also City and County Attorney. In 1949, Lewis H. Larsen became a Utah State Senator. After his political endeavors, Larsen became involved in Gas, Oil and Minerals. Dude took up ranching in Colorado wife his new wife and died in 1997 at age 88 in Valley Park Ranch.”