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    [Texas Rangers]. Private S. R. Pickett Carte de Visite, 1886. 2.5" x 4". A studio bust portrait of Ranger Private Pickett, who served in Company "C," Frontier Battalion, under Captain George H. Schmitt. Identified on the verso in the hand of Walter Durbin as "S.R. Pickett Laredo Tex May 1886." At the time that this portrait was taken, Company "C" was stationed in south Texas, near Laredo, primarily policing small towns and working to quell the unrest known as the "Fence Cutting Wars." Backstamped "T. K. Hamilton, Photographer Laredo, Texas." A previous collector has written his name on the verso in modern ink. Minor wear to edges of mount. Provenance: Durbin Family, Robert W. Stephens, George Jackson Collection.

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    September, 2013
    21st Saturday
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