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    John Wallace "Captain Jack" Crawford Signed Photograph. "Yours in clouds or sunshine/ J. W. Crawford/ Capt Jack". 5.5" x 7.5", mounted on photographer's studio board to an overall size of 7" x 10". "Captain Jack" Crawford was known as the "Poet Scout" and was one of several characters that sold a certain romantic take on the American West in the second half of the nineteenth century. Crawford had been a soldier, scout, Indian fighter, and friend of both Buffalo Bill Cody and Wild Bill Hickok. In this superb studio photograph Captain Jack is seen in all his western finery including his fringed and fur-trimmed coat, buckskin trousers, pistol tucked in his waist band, holding an octagonal-barrel Winchester rifle, and with the seemingly de rigueur hair, mustache, and goatee. An exceptional image, sharp with trivial soiling from the Taber studio in San Francisco, California, in very good condition.

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    May, 2010
    22nd Saturday
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