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William Frederick Cody (1846-1917), "Buffalo Bill"

Object Number: 
1921.78
Date: 
c. 1890
Medium: 
Pastel on paper, laid on canvas, nailed to a stretcher
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 x 39 in. ( 91.4 x 99.1 cm ) mat: 50 x 42 in. ( 127 x 106.7 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right in brown pastel: "Stacy"
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
This portrait, which was probably made from a photograph, represents Buffalo Bill in the colorful attire of his Wild West Show, an extravaganza of cowboys, Indians, covered wagons, and animals from the western plains.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Nate Salisbury
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group