Photograph of frontier celebrities in "Scouts of the Plains", circa 1873

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-17
Dates:
circa 1873
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
1 copy print
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photograph made from a tintype depicting Texas Jack Omohundro, Buffalo Bill Cody, and Wild Bill Hickok, with two other men, probably Eugene Overton and Elisha Green. The men wear fringed buckskins and hats and carry rifles.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
In fall 1873, Wild Bill Hickok joined Buffalo Bill Cody and Texas Jack Omohundro in the western melodrama, "Scouts of the Plains." In March 1874, he quit the show and returned to the frontier.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 81-17

Reproduction Note
Reproduction Note
Copy print probably made by Joseph G. Rosa, 1981.

General note
General note
Information on original tintype taken from February 7, 1981 letter from Joseph G. Rosa, Wild Bill Hickok biographer.

Using the Collection
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 81-17, Photograph of frontier celebrities in "Scouts of the Plains", National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Digital surrogate held by Denver Public Library.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Joseph G. Rosa, 1981.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Omohundro, John Burwell, 1846-1880 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hickok, Wild Bill, 1837-1876 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/