Lot 810    

Tintype of William "Billy" Walker, Plus
2009, Fall Fine and Decorative Art, Oct 2 & 3
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.

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Tintype case split at hinge.
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