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Elling William “Bill” Golling

 
 
Elling William "Bill" Golling Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 27, 2016
1. Elling William "Bill" Golling Marker
Inscription.
Bill Gollings was a Wyoming working cowboy and renowned artist. Four of Golling's large oil paintings, from 1918, hang in the Wyoming State Capitol building:
Indian Attack on the Overland State,
Immigrants on the Platte,
The Smoke Signal and
The Wagon Box Fight

 
Erected by Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum.
 
Location. 41° 8.38′ N, 104° 49.203′ W. Marker is in Cheyenne, Wyoming, in Laramie County. Marker is on Capitol Avenue near West 24th Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2320 Capitol Avenue, Cheyenne WY 82001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Esther Hobart Morris (within shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wyoming Spanish American War Monument (about 400 feet away); Wyoming Army and Air National Guard Memorial (about 400 feet away); The Cheyenne - Ft. Laramie - Deadwood Trail (about 700 feet away); Site of Cheyenne's Carnegie Public Library -- 1901-1966
Elling William "Bill" Golling statue image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 27, 2016
2. Elling William "Bill" Golling statue
A True Cowboy Artist
1878 - 1932
Bronze by Jerry Palen

Donated by
Bill and Carole Ward
Wagonhound Land and Livestock
Jerry and Peggy Palm
Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum
(about 800 feet away); 1980 Capitol North National Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mrs. Esther Hobart Morris (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cheyenne.
 
Also see . . .  Elling William "Bill" Gollings - Wild Life Art. He worked in Nebraska, South Dakota, and Montana herding sheep, working with cattle, and performing odd jobs, but soon discovered that he could not deny his love for art and his need to portray a way of life that was quickly disappearing. At twenty-five, Gollings began painting... (Submitted on June 19, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Elling William "Bill" Golling image. Click for full size.
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3. Elling William "Bill" Golling
Attack on the Overland Stage image. Click for full size.
By Elling William "Bill" Golling
4. Attack on the Overland Stage
Roping a Steer image. Click for full size.
By Elling William "Bill" Golling
5. Roping a Steer
Three Circle Cattle image. Click for full size.
By Elling William "Bill" Golling
6. Three Circle Cattle
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 111 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on June 20, 2016.
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