A Guide to the Richard Fenker Photograph Collection, 1989
Richard Fenker is a resident of the Big Bend. He has been photographing there since the 1960s and in 1989 published a book entitled Where Rainbows Wait for Rain: the Big Bend Country, from which the images in this collection are taken.
The collection includes 8 halftones (2 each of “Santa Elena Canyon,” “Ernst Tinaja,” “Chisos Mountains at Midday,” and “Autumn Cottonwoods in Lympia Creek.” Also included is one photographic print of “Autumn Cottonwoods at Lympia Creek.”
Richard Fenker Photograph Collection, 1989, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
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