DescriptionAnnie Oakley: A Cabinet Photo with her Wards, Signed and Identified by Annie on Verso. Annie and Frank grew close to Gladys and Della, the two daughters of Buffalo Bill's protégé, Johnny Baker, especially after the girls' mother died. Frank was godfather to Gladys. Note the pin at Annie's throat with the girls' portrait. This picture is signed and dated on the back by Annie, "Annie Oakley and her two Wards. Gladys and Della. Boston, 15./6./1900." Old tape residue along left and right edges from long-ago mounting. One corner crease. 4.25" x 6.25". This lot will be accompanied by a family letter of provenance.
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