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    A Photograph of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Cast - Including Bill's Unofficial Foster Son Johnny Baker

    This 8" x 6" photograph of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show is superb for its detail of the cowboys' outfits and accoutrements. There are wooly chaps, a variety of six-shooters, a Winchester, and a different, individual look for each cowboy. Included in the photograph at bottom left is Johnny Baker, a young man Buffalo Bill considered his second son. Baker was a lively entertainer and carried on a friendly rivalry with the sharpshooter Annie Oakley, although he could rarely beat her in trick shooting. The photograph is in excellent condition and is matted in a marbleized cardboard matte. This is one of the most outstanding photographs ever taken of the cowboys in all their complete outfits.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    10th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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