Cowboy Hat

History, Art, Culture, Function

Book Description

David Stoecklein's latest volume in the "Cowboy Gear" series showcases all the different types of Western cowboy hats. For working cowboys and cowgirls, a hat is first and foremost an essential tool for the jobs they do, but it can also be a personal statement of style. These photographs pay a lasting tribute to this vital piece of gear.

About Stoecklein, David R.

David R. Stoecklein has worked closely with ranchers and cowboys from every Western state. Through his work, he has gained a deep understanding of and respect for cowboys. His quest to keep the spirit of the West alive is heartfelt and uncompromising. David spends every free moment photographing cowboys and all elements of their lives, preserving their heritage and traditions. David resides in Sun Valley with his wife, Mary, and their three sons.