Buffalo Bill Wild West Show Vintage Poster Circa 1891 Western Indian Culture For Sale
Buffalo Bill Wild West Show Poster (circa 1891)Spectacular
19th Century Buffalo Bill Wild West Show Poster. Very rare as this is
the only one of this style we have ever seen offered for sale.
Terrific artwork with Indians and William Cody himself on the ground
with pistol! A gorgeous historical poster! Buffalo Bill (Circa 1891). Wild West Show Poster (28" X 42"). With
an engaging, colorful and magnificent show (and poster), William F.
Cody (a.k.a. Buffalo Bill) became one of the most iconic figures of the
Old West. Before Cody went into show business he had a number of
occupations, including: trapper, Colorado "Fifty-Niner," Pony Express
rider, wagon master, stagecoach driver, Civil War soldier, and even
hotel manager. He was even awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in
1872 for his role as a scout for the United States Army (1868-1872).
Cody's Wild West Shows were an enormous success from their debut in 1872
through 1913, and as seen on this spectacular stone litho rendering,
audiences were treated to unforgettable, awe-inspiring performances.
With the passing of Buffalo Bill in 1917, a uniquely American
entertainment style would fade into the annals of history. The poster
has never been folded, and professional restoration has addressed a tear
in the bottom left that extends into the artwork, and chips in the
bottom and right border. The linen has been trimmed to the border of the
poster (as was often done with linen backing 40 or more years ago) . Don't
miss your chance to own a special piece of Old West nostalgia. Fine/Very
Fine on Linen. Note: Cvtreasures stamp NOT on original
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Buffalo Bill Wild West Show Vintage Poster Circa 1891 Western Indian Culture: $2,350