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    William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody: What May Be His Last Formal Portrait Before His Death in 1917. A large, elegant gelatin photo with imprint of Deluxe Studio, Denver measuring 6.75" x 10.75". On verso is a great letter of transmittal from Chancey Thomas, who asserted that he was "the last man he talked to except the doctors-he was dying then-and knew it. 'When a man looks at his last sunset he can tell the truth'-he said, and he did. (This is) the last picture-several poses-before he went down forever." If only Thomas had related some of the things Cody confided to him!

    Aside from some glue residue on verso from old album mounting the photo is in perfect condition and measures 14.5" x 19.5" as framed, with clear glass on back so the letter on verso can be read.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    8th Saturday
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