13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
This portrait of cowboy, rancher and silversmith Clint Mortenson was made on his ranch near Santa Fe, New Mexico. Clint is one of the best known designers and makers of championship belt buckles used to award winners of rodeo events. Clint's handmade buckles are prized by rodeo competitors all over the southwestern US.
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||Oct. 10, 2015, 7:43 p.m.