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    [Texas Rangers]. Captain W. L. Barler: Studio Portrait with a Copy of Life Magazine Featuring Barler on the Cover. Captain Barler is seen in this 8" x 10", silver print, seated upon a table wearing a three-piece, corduroy suit, knee-length boots and hat, his right leg propped up and his right arm upon his knee, facing slightly to his left. An inscription appears in pencil on the verso, reading: "Capt. of Co. E/April 24, 1917 - March 19, 1919/had a horse named chico/worked the Big Bend area." Areas of light silvering around the edges of the photo. Mounting remnants in all corners.

    With a copy of the April 10, 1939, edition of Life Magazine featuring an image of Barler, chest up, standing in front of a car, titled "The Law in Texas." The magazine features a ten page article on Texas discussing her geography, people, and history and illustrated with photographs. Though no mention is made of Barler in the article, a short description of the cover is given on page 15 with a brief description of the Rangers. Lightly worn.


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    September, 2013
    21st Saturday
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