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    Early Sarony Cabinet Card of W. F. Cody/ Buffalo Bill, ca 1870s. Wonderful three-quarter bust image of a young W. F. Cody as photographed by Napoleon Sarony in his New York studio. Sarony was one of the first photographers to pay well-known individuals to pose for him, the then retained the rights to sell these photos for profit. Here, he has captured a 30-something Buffalo Bill wearing a double breasted jacket with fur trim. Affixed to Sarony's 680 Broadway photographer's mount. Very impressive image of this Wild West performer. Measures approximately 4.25" x 6.5".

    Condition:
    Fine-very fine Overall age toning and soiling around edges.


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    June, 2008
    13th Friday
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