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    • War Man, Crow

    • Full length studio portrait of War Man, Crow male, standing in front of backdrop. War Man has blanket wrapped around waist and legs.
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; War Man.; Crow Indians.; Indians of North America--Portraits.
    • [188-?]
    • Captain Thomas M. McDougall, in uniform & hat, full length

    • Captain Thomas Mower McDougall, full length standing with one leg on log fence studio portrait with painted backdrop, wearing military uniform, hat, gloves, sheathed saber in belt at waist, boots; 7th Cavalry, Captain in command of pack train...
    • Military officers--United States--1880-1890.; Military uniforms--1880-1890.; McDougall, Thomas Mower, 1845-1909.
    • [between 1874 and 1876]
    • Shooting Star, Dakota, similar view

    • Shooting Star, Dakota female, full length standing studio portrait with painted backdrop, wearing hair ornamentation, necklace, beads used as sash and belt, wrist bands, rings on fingers, moccasins, and shawl wrapped around shoulders.
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Shooting Star.
    • [188-?]
    • Unidentified group of Indian men and women, full length

    • Unidentified group of Dakota Native Americans full length studio portrait with painted backdrop; man in suit jacket, vest and tie standing behind two women; women with braids, shawls, dresses and moccasins.
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--1880-1890.
    • [188-?]
    • Unidentified Indian man and woman, man in white man's clothes, full length

    • Unidentified Dakota Native American man and woman, full length studio portrait with painted backdrop; small dog lower righthand corner; man with unbraided hair, jacket, vest, pants, scarf tied at neck, moccasins and holding a hat; woman with shawl...
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--1880-1890.
    • [188-?]
    • John Grass, Dakota Chief, and McLaughlin, full length

    • John Grass, Dakota Chief, and James McLaughlin, Indian Agent, full length studio portrait with painted backdrop; John Grass wears feather headdress, breastplate, fringed leather jacket, blanket around waist, and moccasins; McLaughlin in suit...
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Grass, John.; McLaughlin, James, 1842-1923.
    • [188-?]
    • Unidentified Indian woman, similar view

    • Unidentified Dakota female, 3/4 length standing studio portrait with painted backdrop, wearing shawl around shoulders, and long dress.
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--Portraits--1880-1890.
    • [188-?]
    • Sitting Bull, Dakota Chief, seated, holding peace pipe on knees, 3/4 length

    • Seated studio portrait, 3/4 length, of Sitting Bull, Dakota Chief, wearing crucifix and fringed shirt, holding peace pipe, in front of painted backdrop.
    • Indians of North America--Portraits--1888.; Calumets.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Sitting Bull, 1834?-1890.; Dakota Indians.
    • [1888?]
    • Horses with trainers

    • Two men stand next to their horses in a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men wear cavalry uniforms and are members of Buffalo Bill's Congress of Rough Riders of the World. The horse on the right sits on its hind quarters while the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cavalry--1880-1900.; Horses.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Men with horses

    • Two men stand next to their horses in a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The men wear cavalry uniforms and are members of "Buffalo Bill's Congress of Rough Riders of the World." The horse on the right sits on its hind quarters while...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cavalry--1900-1910.; Horses--1900-1910.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Sioux Indian

    • A Sioux man poses on horseback in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it in the dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. He wears a long, feather headdress and holds a long spear and round shield in...
    • Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Horses--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Horse thief

    • A man playing the role of a horse thief lies on the ground next to his horse in a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. A landscape scene is painted on the backdrop in the right center...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Horse stealing.
    • [1892?]
    • Police force

    • The Leadville, Colorado, Police Force poses on wooden stairs. J.A. Kelly was Marshal and J.W. Frazer, Captain. Policemen include W.W. Butler, C. Dwyer, J. Dwyer, O. Heller, R. Monteith, Thomas McCulloch, George O'Connor, Cliff Perkins, Thomas...
    • Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Police--Colorado--Leadville--1870-1880.
    • [between 1878 and 1879]
    • Flies Above, Chief of the Cut-Off Sioux, Buffalo Bill's Wild West

    • Flies Above, Chief of the Cut-Off Sioux, poses for a full-length portrait in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it. He wears a feather headdress and a breast plate, possibly made of bone. He holds a pistol in his right hand....
    • Dakota Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Flies Above.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1886?]
    • Longwolf, Chief of the Bad Face Band of Sioux, Buffalo Bill's Wild West

    • Longwolf, Chief of the Bad Face Band of Sioux, poses for a full- length portrait while wearing a feather headdress and pointing a pistol with his left hand. He wears a long, printed shirt. Longwolf was a member of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Longwolf.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1886?]
    • Round-up of buffalo, elk, and Texas steers, Buffalo Bill's Wild West

    • A group of elk, buffalo and steer stands in an arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Several cowboys on horses are in the background in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it.
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Bison.; Cattle herding.; Cattle.; Elk.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1887?]
    • Hunter's return, Buffalo Bill's Wild West

    • John Y. Nelson and "Ma" Whittaker, both members of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West, pose in front of a small log cabin used during a scene in the show. Nelson sits on a horse and has the body of a deer draped across his lap. He holds a rife...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Hunting.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Ma Whitaker.; Nelson, John Young, b. 1826.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1887?]
    • Duke

    • A man stands in the left foreground holding the bridle of William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody's horse, Duke. The saddle on the horse has lettering on it reading "Hon. W.F. Cody." The horse's bridle is adorned with shells placed in a pattern to...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917--Animals & pets.; Salsbury, Nate, 1846-1902.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Wild West Show tent

    • A man draws the crowd's attention toward him in a small tent in a grassy field in the camp of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. A striped curtain forms the backdrop behind the man. The grandstand where the audience sits is in the left background.
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1901?]
    • Group Ogallala Indians

    • A group of Sioux men on horseback is gathered in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it in a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. Several of the men wear feather headdresses and hold round...
    • Oglala Indians--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cowboys--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Gall & nephew

    • Full length studio photograph of Gall, Dakota Chief, and his nephew, William Hawk in front of painted backdrop. Gall, wearing large crucifix and leather jacket, is resting against stone wall. William Hawk is wearing flowered shirt and necklace.
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Gall, ca. 1840-1894.; Hawk, William.; Dakota Indians.; Indians of North America--Portraits.
    • [188-?]
    • Ready for business

    • A Native American man poses on horseback in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it. The backdrop is part of a set for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. The man wears one feather on the back of his head and...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Bucking

    • A cowboy rides a bucking horse in a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. A landscape scene is painted on the backdrop at the far end of the arena. The tops of numerous buildings are visible in...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Broncos.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Rain in the Face

    • Studio portrait, 3/4 length, of Rain-in-the-Face, Dakota Chief, wearing suit, seated in stone chair in front of painted backdrop.
    • Rain in the Face, ca. 1835-1905.; Dakota Indians.; Indians of North America--Portraits.
    • [188-?]
    • Obriens

    • Full length studio portrait of six unidentified children, in front of painted backdrop. Four children are seated; two are standing. Five are wearing matching dresses.
    • Children--1880-1890.
    • [188-?]
    • Chief Gall

    • Full length studio portrait of Gall, Dakota Chief, wearing leather jacket and large crucifix, sitting on rock in front of painted backdrop.
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Gall, ca. 1840-1894.; Dakota Indians.; Indians of North America--Portraits.
    • [188-?]
    • Rain in Face

    • Studio portrait, 3/4 length, of Rain-in-the-Face, Dakota Chief, wearing suit, seated in front of painted backdrop.
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Rain in the Face, ca. 1835-1905.; Dakota Indians.; Indians of North America--Portraits.
    • [188-?]
    • Arapahoe Indian

    • A Native American man poses on horseback in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it in the dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. He wears a single feather on the back of his head nad holds a long...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Col. Cody and Cossacks

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody poses on horseback in front of a group of Russian Georgian Cossacks and Native Americans, also on horseback. Georgian riders known to be in this photograph in 1892 are: Ivane Makharadze, Luka Chkhartishvili,...
    • Cossacks--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Horses.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892]
    • Hurdle jumping

    • Three men on horseback jump over a hurdle during a race in a dirt arena at Earl's Court in England as part of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The rider in the left background holds his arm in the air above him as his horse jumps. The rider on the...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Broncos--1890-1900.; Horse shows--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Col. Cody

    • William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody rides a horse in a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. Cody rides in front of a small, log cabin, possibly during the "Attack on a Settler's Cabin" act...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Indian group

    • Three Native American men pose on horseback in a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. Each of the men wears a feather headdress. The men on the right and in the center each hold a round shield...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Emigrant train

    • A train of covered wagons drives through a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. Several passengers are riding in the wagons. One man rides a horse in the right midground in front of the train....
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Covered wagons--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Georgian Cossack

    • A Russian Georgian Cossack stands on top of a moving horse in a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. A landscape scene is painted on the backdrop at the far end of the arena.
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Horse shows.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Cossacks.
    • [1892]
    • Indian and two women

    • A Native American man stands between two Native American women in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it in an arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. The man wears a breastplate, possibly made of bone,...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Native American group

    • A group of Native American men and one woman pose in front of a backdrop for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. The two men in the center of the back row wear feather headdresses and breastplates, possibly made of bone. Each...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Advertising railroad car #1

    • Advertising car #1, a large railroad car, stands in the midground on a railroad track in a snowy scene. Lettering on the side of the car reads "Buffalo Bill's Great Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders Col. W.F. Cody - President, Nate Salsbury -...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Railroad cars--1880-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • John Lantz

    • John Lantz, a cowboy in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, poses on horseback in the foreground in a dirt arena for the show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. He wears a wide-brimmed hat and a shirt with a leaf b pattern embroidered on it. He also...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cowboys--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Lantz, John.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Cavalry charge

    • A large group of U.S. cavalrymen performs a reenactment of a cavalry charge during a performance in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. probably while the show was stopped at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. The men on the right side wear dark...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cavalry--1890-1900.; Historical reenactments--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1894?]
    • Russian Cossacks

    • Two Russian Georgian Cossacks ride horses close together in a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. A third man rides in the left background. Georgians known to be in this photograph are: Ivane...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Cossacks--1880-1900.;Georgians (South Caucasians)--1880-1920.
    • [1892]
    • Georgian Cossack

    • A Georgian Cossack rides a horse in a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. He stands on top of the horse's back and reaches back toward his right hip with his right hand. A landscape scene is...
    • Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Entertainers--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Cossacks--1880-1920.
    • [1892]
    • Cossacks dance

    • A group of Russian Georgian Cossacks are gathered in the background in a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. Georgians known to be in this photograph are: Ivane Makharadze (leader), Luka Chkhartishvili, Dimitri...
    • Cossacks--1890-1900.; Russians--Dance--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892]
    • Russian Cossacks

    • A group of Russian Georgian Cossacks ride horses in a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. Georgian riders known to be in this photograph in 1892 are: Ivane Makharadze, Luka Chkhartishvili, Dimitri...
    • Cossacks--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892]
    • Cossacks on horseback

    • A group of Russian Russian Cossacks on horseback ride in a row through a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. Georgian riders known to be in this photograph in 1892 are: Ivane Makharadze,...
    • Cossacks--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Horses--1890-1900.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892]
    • Cossacks charging

    • A group of Russian Georgian Cossacks on horseback with their swords drawn ride through a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. Georgians known to be in this photograph in 1892 are: Ivane...
    • Cossacks--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892]
    • Group Sioux Indians

    • A group of Sioux men on horseback is gathered in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it in a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. Several of the men wear feather headdresses and hold round...
    • Dakota Indians--Clothing & dress--1890-1900.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Native American men on horseback

    • A group of Native American men poses on horseback in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England painted on it. Several of the men wear feather headdresses, and several hold round shields...
    • Indians of North America--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Arapahoe Indians

    • Three Native American men pose on horseback in a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. They each wear long feather headdresses. The men on the right and in the center each hold a round shield and spear. A backdrop...
    • Arapaho Indians--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Entertainers--1890-1900.; Spears.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]

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