American, ca 1870-90. A sixth plate tintype of William Walker, African-American jockey who won the third Kentucky Derby piloting Baden-Baden in 1877. Together with a coin purse with silverplate racing scene, a harness rosette, a blue ribbon, a small knife and a note pad with steeplechase motif. Tintype: 2.75 x 3.75 in.
Condition: Tintype case split at hinge.