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Carte de Visite Photograph of Wild Bill Hickok

Auction:
2142
Lot:
443
Sold for:
$4,994$4,250

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Auction:
Sale #2142 - 2142
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
May 11, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Carte de Visite Photograph of Wild Bill Hickok, c. early 1870s, the rare bust view showing long curly hair and wide brimmed hat, the back of card labeled "Theatrical Photographing Company, 624 North Second Street, Philadelphia, Wild Bill," 2 1/2 x 4 in., lot also includes five photographs from a museum in Pennsylvania.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

Bill Hickok, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Theatrical Photographing Company, American studies, Carte de visite, Ephemera, Hat, United States