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    Wild West Female Performer May Mackey, circa 1890-1900. Great trimmed cabinet card of western show performers May Mackey and an unidentified cowboy entertainer. They sit atop their horses wearing full gear: guns, lassoes, gauntlets and cowboy hats. They are posed before two teepees; behind them is a high fabric screen used to create a "backstage" area for performers. Penned at upper right corner: "May Mackey." On verso: "Aunt Mary and one of her cow punchers, May Mackey, Lone Star May." Image measures 6.75" x 4.75" and is affixed to a dark photographer's mount which has been trimmed to just larger than the image. From the Emory A. Cantey Western Collection.

    Condition: Although the mount edges and corners are worn and rough, the image itself is fine.


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