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    Annie Oakley as Nance Barry: A Silver Gelatin Print from The Western Girl. Another in a series of superior photographs taken by noted Broadway photographer Edward Thayer Monroe of the White Studios (see lot above) in 1903 and 1904. One of the wonderful and evocative elements of this picture is the rope. Annie was truly proficient with the lariat. In the play, she shows off her skill by throwing a loop over the murderous villainess to rescue the hero from certain death. The card is lightly soiled and stained, but the image is excellent. This lot is from the collection of Bess Edwards, grand-niece of Annie Oakley, and will be accompanied by a signed letter from her authenticating this item as described. For more information, please click here.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    24th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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