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    SILVER CITY, N.M. COWBOY SIGNED "AS I AM" WITH COLT MODEL 1877 LIGHTNING - CARTE DE VISTE - ca. 1881-82. This is a nice early Silver City, New Mexico CDV of an armed Cowboy marked by A. S. Addis. The cowboy has signed the front in period ink, "As I Am" and on the back it states "--- Albert Eaton". The back mark is a printed type with both artist and city notation, Alfred Shea Addis operated in Silver City, N.M. from 1881-82. The image measures 2.5"x 4.5" and the contrast and tone are slightly faded. The cowboy holds up a rope, has a gun belt on full of cartridges, and a Model 1877 Colt DA in a holster. The holster is for a 6" barrel gun and it may be nickel-plated. A fine early New Mexico Cowboy image.

    Mautz, Carl. Biographies of Western Photographer's, (Nevada City, California: Carl Mautz Publishing, 1997).


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    November, 2007
    10th Saturday
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