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Vintage Oil Rig Coffee Mug featuring the photograph Vintage Oil Rig Santa Rita No. 1 by Connie Fox

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Vintage Oil Rig Santa Rita No. 1 Coffee Mug




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Our ceramic coffee mugs are available in two sizes: 11 oz. and 15 oz. Each mug is dishwasher and microwave safe.


11 oz.

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1 - 2 business days

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Atlanta, GA

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Thanks, Dan, for the feature in Premium FAA Artists! I really appreciate that. This is one of my images that has sold, and I'm happy to share it again.

Thank you, Terry, for featuring this image in Seen But Not Noticed. I hope members and visitors will read the history in the image description, for its history and legacy of determination are at the heart of this wonderful vintage piece. I'd love for people to know how special it is.

Thank you, Matt. This was a wonderful surprise--my third and biggest sale. I'm delighted. My thanks to the buyer!

Congrats on your sale! ~Matt

Coffee Mug Reviews (643)

Average Rating (4.93 Stars):

August 12th, 2018

was the perfect gift! This is my boyfriends race bike and he absolutely loved this!

August 10th, 2018

Great quality!! Fast shipping. Good work.

August 10th, 2018

Great work!! Good quality. Fast shipping. Thank you.

August 10th, 2018

Love “Conversations “ on a coffe mug! Great quality. Thank you!

August 10th, 2018

Good quality merchandise. It is nice to be able to purchase functional pieces with artwork. Great job Claudia!! Keep up the good work.

August 10th, 2018

Excellent quality. Thank you!

Artist's Description

Vintage Oil Rig Santa Rita No. 1 by Connie Fox. ONE OF MY SOLD IMAGES THAT IS AVAILABLE AGAIN. Black-and-white sepia photograph of the vintage Texas oil rig Santa Rita No. 1. A 2011 street scene shot in Austin, Texas. This would make a wonderful framed and matted print, or perhaps a ready-to-hand canvas or metal print, for a wall of your home or office--and an great conversation piece for those in oil-related businesses. It is also available as individual or boxed greeting cards. Santa Rita is the patron saint of the impossible. Good name. The rig pumped oil for 19 years, beginning in 1923 when an oil well in West Texas finally blew in. That justified the faith of a several persistant, undaunted investors who named the claim. Since then, oil royalties have been flowing in to the Permanent University Fund of The University of Texas, Austin, Texas (USA), where the derrick is now located. A Top Finisher (4th Place) in the Oil and Gas Rig Contest, January 2012. Featured by the Archite...

About Connie Fox

Connie Fox

Photography, plus the research it entails, has become one more enjoyable journey in a blessed life. In 1969 I graduated as a Registered Dental Hygienist and cleaned teeth for more than a decade--mainly in Texas, where I still live. After my first feature article, for my professional journal, made its way behind the Iron Curtain, I saw the power of the written word to change lives. Then came feature articles and poetry for national publications, leading to award-winning writing, graphic design, and consulting for advertising and design firms. Along the way: homemaker and mother of two, community leader, choir member, ensemble singer, and trip- and special-event planner. All of these skills and life-experiences now weave their way into...

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