|Title||2nd Lieutenant, 9th Cavalry|
|Medium||oil on canvas|
Several African Americans became army officers during the period of the Old West, including Georgia-born Henry Flipper. This painting by Bobb Vann of Tubac, Arizona, shows a young Black officer on campaign in the Southwest with the famed Buffalo Soldiers.
African American cavalryman with horse.
Several African Americans became army officers during the period of the "Old West", including Henry Flipper and Charles Young. This painting shows a young Black officer on a campaign in the southwest with the famed "Buffalo Soldiers".
Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Bobb Vann went to Arizona in 1992 to visit a ranch owned by a friend who was a Black cowboy. Vann fell in love with Arizona and moved to Sierra Vista near historic Tombstone.
|Dimensions||H-41.37 W-29.37 inches|
|Dimension Details||36 (h) x 24 (w) unframed|