Lot 357    

Buffalo Bill Cleveland, Ohio Glass Negative
3/3/2011 - ONLINE American History Timed Auction
Half-plate glass negative plus a modern 8" x 12" print from the negative, showing a large crowd gathered around performers and tepees on the public square of Cleveland, Ohio, with trains/streetcars in the background.
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