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    Odd Cabinet Card of Armed 1880s Frontier Woman. Very unusual studio image of an unidentified frontier woman dressed in a fringed dress, cowboy hat, and beaded necklace, with a fur pelt purse in her lap. She reclines against a split log holding a pistol and rifle, wearing a wistful expression on her face. Published by Frank Wendt of New York. From the Emory A. Cantey Western Collection.

    Condition: Image bears significant damage and some paper loss at upper right; photographer's mount is badly cracked in several locations and inexpertly mended with tape on verso. Moderate age toning and soiling. Fair.


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