Poker Villard House


Poker Villard House


Three men are seated at a wooden table on wooden chairs. The table top is covered with white cloth, gathered around the top. On the table is a tray with an open bottle of beer and two small glasses filled about two-thirds of the way with beer with a head of foam on top. Behind the tray are two additional bottles of beer, one with a cork in it. To the left of the tray is an open packet of paper with what appears to be saltine crackers on it. The man on the right has a small piece of cracker in his hand. The man on the left has a whole cracker in his hand. There is a man standing between the seated man on the right and the seated man in the center. He is wearing a dark vest, a light-colored long-sleeved shirt with a neckerchief, and a white apron that ties around his waist and goes almost to the floor. He has dark hair parted on the left side, and a dark mustache. The man seated on the left is wearing slacks and a vest over a white long-sleeved shirt. He has a handkerchief in his vest pocket. He is wearing a hat. He has light hair and mustache. The man second from the left is wearing a suit jacket and a vest with a white shirt beneath and a bowler hat. He has a dark mustache. The man on the right is wearing slacks and a vest with a white long-sleeved shirt underneath. He has papers folded and sticking out of his back pocket. He is wearing a hat. The room has dark wainscoting on the walls topped by a chair rail. Above the chair rail is ornate wallpaper. There is a gas lamp hanging above the table from the ceiling. High on the wall, two framed pictured are hanging. On the far wall is a four-paned window. Exact date unknown. Not identified.


Osborn Studio


L.E. Osborn, Sr.


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black and white print





Spatial Coverage

Villard Street East, Dickinson, Stark County, North Dakota

Original Format

Photographic print

Physical Dimensions

4" x 4.5"

Cataloguer's Notes

Two 4" x 4.5" black and white prints and one 5" x 7" black and white print in a glassine envelope. Hand written on the glassine envelope is POKER-VILLARD/-13-/NEG SENT 12/10/88. 2 copies.

Physical Location

Osborn Copy Negatives Box. Photo Storage.

Ordering Info


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Osborn Studio, “Poker Villard House,” Southwestern North Dakota Digital Archive At the Dickinson Museum Center, accessed June 24, 2024,