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    "Captain Jack" Crawford Inscribed Cabinet Card. 4.25" x 6.5", Robinson & Roe studio mark. A classic profile portrait of John Wallace "Captain Jack" Crawford, the "Poet Scout". Crawford led a storied life as soldier, Indian scout, author and performer in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Crawford has written on the verso: "Sept.-2.93/ To Polly/ Heres [sic] a tribute of friendship dear Polly/ Though bare of the polish of art/ a token unworthy yet - offered/ from out of the depths of my heart/ to the dearest and sweetest of girlies/ whom old Uncle Billy loved too./ God bless you always little Polly/ may you always be faithfull [sic].../ Sincerely J. W. Crawford". From the Emory A. Cantey Western Collection.


    Condition: The upper left corner is cracked and has been reinforced with archival tape. The image is generally tone with some tape remnants at the bottom of the image over the studio markings. Good condition.


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