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Rare Photographs of William F. Cody with Business Associates and at Special Events

Lot of 5, ranging in size from 5.375 x 3.375 in. to 9.5 x 7.5 in., including a photograph documenting a ceremony honoring the Mohegan chief Uncas (ca 1588-ca 1683), known to many as the "Last of the Mohicans," at his monument in Norwich, Connecticut. The monument in the photo was dedicated by President Andrew Jackson in 1833 and visited by Cody and the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show Indians while they where in Norwich for a performance in either 1907 or 1912. Cody and four Indians in full regalia lead the proceedings at the monument while the rest of the Indians form a circle around them on horseback, with verso stamp of Hemment, New York, NY. Also with images of Cody on horseback beside a monument in St. Joseph, MO commemorating the origins of the Pony Express, as well as in an interior office space with two men, credited to Delux Studio, Denver, CO, with verso inscription reading, "National Order Cowboy Rangers."

Provenance:Descended directly in the family of William F. Buffalo Bill Cody

Condition:

Condition varies. Please refer to digital images for conditions of specific photographs.

Estimate: $200 - $400
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$125
06/13/2019

 

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