Della Ferrell, a native of Colorado and member of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, poses in front of a covered wagon at Earl's Court in England. Ferrell joined the show in 1887 as one of the "Western Girls." She was a trick rider and roper. She wears a wide-brimmed hat with tassles hanging from its rim. Similar tassles hang around the edges of her short coat. She holds her left hand on her hip.
"At the Wild West Earl's Court with a crouch hand camera during July, August and September 1892. B̀uffalo Bill's Show.' Presented to Nat Salisbury Esq for use of the staff with A.R. Dressers Compliments Springfield Bexley Heath. Kent, England Oct. 1892" handwritten on first page of album.; "F28639" handwritten on album sheet below photoprint.; Edges of album sheet are deteriorating.; Image mounted on album sheet with "NS-535" "NS-536" and "NS- 538."; Subseries title taken from album cover.; Title handwritten on photoprint.; Title incorrectly identifies woman as "Duffy."; Vintage photographic print.; R7001055375
1 copy photonegative ; 12 x 8 cm. (4 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.); 1 photoprint ; 9 x 7 cm. (3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.) on album sheet 23 x 18 cm. (9 x 7 in.)
Is Part Of
Salsbury collection, Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.; Salsbury collection, Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, album 2 (A.R. Dresser photographs)
Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cowgirls.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Ferrell, Della.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
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Reproduction Available for Purchase
Yes (digital reproduction)
Type of Material
Film negatives.; Photographic prints.; Imaged.; Image