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Col. William F. C...
Bonheur, Rosa | Painting | o...
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8.66 | 1889 | H: 18.5 in, width: 15.25 in, Frame height: 24 in, Frame width: 21 in, frame depth: 2.5 in | Col. William F. Cody | Given in memory of William R. Coe and Mai Rogers Coe | Buffalo Bill enthralled Europeans with his Wild West exhibition when he took it to Paris in 1889. Bonheur visited the grounds of Cody's Wild West to sketch the exotic American animals and the Indian warriors with their families. Cody, in turn, accepted the invitation of Rosa Bonheur to visit her chateau in Fontainebleau where she painted this portrait. For Rosa Bonheur, Buffalo Bill embodied the freedom and independence of the United States | LLC: "Rosa Bonheur/ -1889-" | Acoustiguide. | Book: Iconic America: A Roller-Coaster Ride Through the Eye-popping Panorama of American Pop Culture; by Tommy Hilfiger with George Lois; Universe Publishing, a division of Rizzoli International Publications, Inc.; New York, 2007, page 99 (detail) | 8.66.jpg | 8.66.jpg | 8.66.jpg | 8.66.JPG | 8.66.jpg | 8.66.web.jpg | Figure | Landscape | Animal | Buffalo Bill | Painting | oil on canvas | Bonheur, Rosa

1.69.72
The Whitehead & Hoag Co. | b...
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1.69.72 | April 14, 1896; July 21, 1896; ca. 1910 | Diameter: 1.25 in | Original Buffalo Bill Museum Collection | Printed on front: COL. W.F. CODY/BUFFALO BILL, Printed on back: (trademark)/Buttons made by/The Whitehead & Hoag Co./Newark, N.J., U.S.A./Pat. April 14,1896,/July 21, 1896 | Souvenir button, round yellow and brown tone photo of Buffalo Bill | 1.69.72.JPG | 1.69.72.JPG | Buffalo Bill | button | The Whitehead & Hoag Co.

1.69.6132
Krogle, Robert | poster | mi...
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1.69.6132 | 2003 | Sheet height: 25.5 in, Sheet width: 20 in, Image height: 25 in, Image width: 19.625 in | Original artwork for the Middle School poster contest, 2003 | 1.69.6132.jpg | Buffalo Bill | Cody, William F. | poster | mixed media | board | Krogle, Robert

A CLOSE CALL
A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore | p...
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1.69.83 | 1893 - | sight height: 20.75 in, sight width: 29 in, Frame height: 26.75 in, Frame width: 33.5 in | A CLOSE CALL | Printed at top: BUFFALO BILL'S WILD WEST/AND CONGRESS OF ROUGH RIDERS OF THE WORLD, Printed bottom: COL.W.F.CODY (BUFFALO BILL) A CLOSE CALL., Printed lower right: A. Hoen & Co. Baltimore U.S.A. 16 | Four color lithograph poster of Buffalo Bill Fighting Indians with Cavalry Coming. Condition: Margin trimmed by hand. Origin: Purchased from The Old Print Shoppe, 150 Lexington at 30th St., New York, NY in 1961 by above source, The Coe Foundation | 1.69.83.JPG | 1.69.83.jpg | 1.69.83.jpg | Indians | Buffalo Bill | cavalry | poster | lithograph | four color | A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore

The Wild West Game
McLoughlin Bros., New York |...
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1.69.6138 | 1896 | L: 19.5 in, width: 19.5 in | The Wild West Game | Virginia Boal Hayden Acquisition Fund purchase | top cover; THE WILD WEST GAME lower right corner; COPYRIGHTED 1896 / MC LOUGHLIN BROS. NEW YORK reverse; [directions for game] | 1.69.6138a.jpg | 1.69.6138b.jpg | rifle | stagecoach | weapons | sheild | buffalo | cavalry | horse | fort | hunter | Indian | Buffalo Bill | saber | wagon | game | cardboard | chromolithograph | The Wild West Game At the roll of a dice, players in the Wild West game moved their pieces toward opposite ends of the board. Each player had eight lead tokens, playing as Indians and Cavalry. The circles represented peaceful encounters, while the red squares were for battles. A special book auction to benefit the BBHC made the purchase of this rare 19th century game possible. Chromolithograph game board and cover Manufactured by McLoughlin Brothers, New York 1896 Virginia Boal Hayden Acquisition Fund purchase, 1.69.6138 | McLoughlin Bros., New York

The White Eagle `...
A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore | p...
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1.69.172 | ca. 1890 | sight height: 28.5 in, sight width: 22 in, Frame height: 31.5 in, Frame width: 25 in | The White Eagle `Col. W. F. Cody = Buffalo Bill' Guiding and Guarding | Printed at bottom: The White Eagle `Col. W. F. Cody = Buffalo Bill' Guiding and Guarding, Printed lower right corner: A. Hoen & Co. Baltimore, Printed at top: Buffalo Bill's/Wild West/and Congress of/Rough Riders/of the World | Original colored lithograph poster. Purchased for the Buffalo Bill Museum Collection by The Coe Foundation. Purchased from The Old Print Shoppe, 150 Lexington at 30th St., New York NY | Travel Guide: South Dakota: Fodor's Compass American Guides; T.D. Griffith; Compass American Guides, New York; Third Edition; 2004; page 206, acknowledgement, page 287 | 1.69.172.jpg | 1.69.172.jpg | 1.69.172.jpg | 1.69.172.jpg | 1.69.172.jpg | 1.69.172.JPG | Buffalo Bill | Wild West Show | poster | original colored | lithograph | A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore

1.69.1913
tablet | Lettering | black a...
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1.69.1913 | ca. 1930 | H: 5.5 in, L: 8.875 in, width: .5 in | Child's writing tablet with head and shoulders picture of Buffalo Bill on the front, c. 1930. Famous Americans series. Inside cover has a black and white picture of the old Buffalo Bill Museum with an explanatory caption. | 1.69.1913.jpg | Buffalo Bill | Old Buffalo Bill Museum | tablet | Lettering | black and white picture | child's | inside cover

Buffalo Bill to t...
A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore | p...
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1.69.108 | 1893-1894 | Image height: 28 in, Image width: 35.75 in, Frame height: 30.875 in, Frame width: 41.375 in | Buffalo Bill to the Rescue | Gift of The Coe Foundation | Printed at bottom: Buffalo Bill to the Rescue, Printed at top: Buffalo Bill's Wild West/and Congress of Rough Riders/of the World, Printed lower right corner: A. Hoen & Co. Balto, U.S.A., Printed lower left corner: 6 | Original colored lithograph poster. Purchased for the Buffalo Bill Museum Collection by The Coe Foundation. Origin: Purchased from The Old Print Shoppe, 150 Lexington at 30th St., New York, NY | Exhibit catalog: The American West, Compton Verney, 25 June - 29 August 2005; John Leslie, Editor; Medialis, Berlin, 2005, page 47 | 1.69.108.jpg | 1.69.108.JPG | 1.69.108.jpg | Buffalo Bill | Wild West Show | poster | lithograph | original colored | A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore

Enjoy Korbel Brandy
poster | print on paper
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1.69.5257 | mid 1890s | H: 24 in, width: 18 in | Enjoy Korbel Brandy | Enjoy/KORBEL/BRANDY THE DRINK OF BUFFALO BILL/A TASTE OF HISTORY/KORBEL CHAMPAGNE CELLARS/KORBEL/Brandy/RICH.MELLOW.UNCOMMONLY SMOOTH/40% ALC. BY VOL./BOTTLED BY F. KORBEL AND BROS., GUERNEVILLE, CALIF. | Advertising poster of Korbel Brandy depicting Buffalo Bill. Poster has brown borders and red, white and green text and details. Brownish and white motif depicts Buffalo Bill on horseback. Central right part of poster has a circle motif of brandy bottle and glass. | 1.69.5257.jpg | Buffalo Bill | glass | bottle | poster | print on paper

1.69.310B
watch fob | gold
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1.69.310B | ca. 1890 | Diameter: 2.25 in, oval length: 1.25 in, oval width: .875 in | Gold watch fob, with short chain, black fob, and amethyst stone (B) set in gold on end of fob. Gift to Buffalo Bill from King Edward VII. | 1.69.310b.jpg | 1.69.310ab.jpg | Buffalo Bill | numerals | black Roman | buffalo | illustration | watch fob | gold

Albert I & Buffal...
Wade, Bob | Painting | acryl...
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28.09 | 2009 | H: 9 in, width: 12 in, Frame height: 10.125 in, Frame width: 13.125 in | Albert I & Buffalo Bill - Cody Wyoming for the Whitney's 50th | Gift of Bob and Lisa Wade | reverse | 28.09.jpg | Buffalo Bill | Albert, Prince of Monaco | Painting | acrylic on digital photograph on canvas | Wade, Bob

1.69.6523
Stacy Studio, Brooklyn | lap...
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1.69.6523 | unknown | Diameter: .3125 in | Gift of Harold "Ed" Farlow, Delores Colorado | verso: Manufactured by Stacy, Photographer, 5th Ave. & 9th St. Brooklyn | One (1) lapel pin, with image od William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody, on front, on the back is the following "Manufactured by Stacy, Photographer, 5th Ave. & 9th St. Brooklyn" | 1.69.6523_verso.JPG | 1.69.6523_front.JPG | Buffalo Bill | William F. Cody | lapel pin | paper | ink | metal | Stacy Studio, Brooklyn

Greetings from Me...
Lerner, Dale | Print | lino-...
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26.09 | 2009 | Sheet height: 15.125 in, Sheet width: 11 in, Image height: 11.5 in, Image width: 8 in | Greetings from Medicine Hat | Gift of the artist | lower edge: A/P Greetings from Medicine Hat Dale Lerner | LR: Dale Lerner | 26.09.jpg | Buffalo Bill | barbed wire | Print | lino-cut on paper | Lerner, Dale

1.69.239
Japan | souvenir plate | Whi...
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1.69.239 | c. 1974 | Diameter: 10.25 in | Printed top: BUFFALO BILL HISTORICAL CENTER, Printed bottom: CODY, WYOMING, Tag on back printed: I.T.B./Inc./Salt Lake City/Utah/MADE IN JAPAN | Souvenir plate, white china with reproduction in color on center of Rosa Bonheur painting of Buffalo Bill. | 1.69.239.JPG | Buffalo Bill | souvenir plate | White | China | Japan

Unknown (William ...
Unknown | Painting | paper |...
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1.69.6233 | date unknown | Diameter: 30 in | Unknown (William F. Cody | Buffalo Bill) | Gift of Lynn Knapp | none | One (1) round painting on paper of William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill) by unknown artist, left side of painting torn with a crack in backing but the piece is still attached. | 1.69.6233.jpg | Buffalo Bill | William F. Cody | Painting | paper | pigment | Unknown

The Menagerie
Scott, Michael | Painting | ...
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2.12 | 2007-2011 | H: 90.5 in, width: 61.75 in | The Menagerie | Gift of The Alexander Bodini Foundation in memory of Alexander Bodini | Michael Scott is a contemporary artist who currently lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Scott finds inspiration for this subjects and style in history, art history, and the western landscape and people near his home. In "The Menagerie", Scott imagines Buffalo Bill as the caretaker for an exotic bird menagerie. Symbolism for each bird references the personality of Buffalo Bill, who stands as the "ring leader" of the birds in the painting. The peacock, for example, is associated with vanity and therefore reflects one quality of Buffalo Bill. But in addition, the peacock is difficult bird to manage, and the way in which Buffalo Bill controls the bird is a reflection of his stature and calm. Scott also positions Buffalo Bill and the birds on a stage-set surrounded by curtains. Many interpretations can be teased from this setting: Buffalo Bill pulling back the curtain behind his performances; or art and painting as a literal flat surface of paint, rather than a window into reality (pulling back the curtain on art). In addition, the composition and subject reference a major American 18th century painting by Charles Wilson Peale that depicted a self-portrait of the artist in his museum (the first museum in the United States). | signature, lower left: Michael Scott | 2.12.jpg | Buffalo Bill | peacock | birds | Painting | oil on canvas | Scott, Michael

Buffalo Bill's Fa...
Thomas A. Edison, Incorporat...
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1.69.5355 | 1912 | H: 4.5 in, Diameter: 2.5 in | Buffalo Bill's Farewell March | Museum Purchase, Buffalo Bill Buffs Fund | edge of cylinder: BUFFALO BILL'S FAREWELL MARCH BAND. (in script) Thomas A Edison PAT'D.. 4 4M-1015. [front of cover:] EDISON/ AMBEROL/ RECORD/ FOUR MINURE [top of cover:] EDISON AMBER (torn)/ 1015/ BUFFALO BILL'S FAREWELL/ MARCH/ (WILLIAM SWEENEY)/ NEW YORK MILITARY BAND/ 4 MIN. | Recorded cylinder and box, William Sweeney and Buffalo Bill Wild West cowboy Band recording of Buffalo Bill's Farewell March. Cylinder is black with grooves, white inscription on one end. Box is cylindrical with bottom and lid. Box is green and white with inscriptions on cover and bottom. | 1.69.5355.JPG | 1.69.5355.jpg | Buffalo Bill | cylinder, phonograph | plastic | cardboard | Thomas A. Edison, Incorporated, Orange, NJ

1.69.438
New York Knife Co., Walden, ...
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1.69.438 | ca. 1914 | open length: 8.75 in, overall length: 4.75 in | Inscribed on blade: Buffalo Bill, Inscribed base of blade: Hammer/(design)/Brand | Bone handled steel, 3 bladed and punch blade pocket knife with ring, inset on hand small illustration of Buffalo Bill. with Buffalo Bill's permission. Buffalo Bill owned several of them. | 1.69.438v2.jpg | 1.69.438v1.jpg | Buffalo Bill | illustration | pocket knife | bone | steel | handle | New York Knife Co., Walden, NY

1.69.128
Ritchie, Alick P.F. | Weiner...
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1.69.128 | 1905 | sight height: 28.5 in, sight width: 19.5 in, Frame height: 31.5 in, Frame width: 22 in | Printed at top: BUFFALO BILL'S, Printed left center: ALICK P.F. RITCHIE, Printed at bottom: COL. W.F. CODY, Printed lower right corner: IMP & LI/WEINERS/Ch Wall/AGENT __OR LA FRANCE/14, RUE LAFAYETTE/PARIS, Ink stamped over printed paper stamp upper right, ink stamp: BUFFALO BILL'S WILD WEST/1905/CODY & BAILEY. | Four color lithograph poster of Buffalo Bill's head and shoulders drawn with a teepee for the crown of his hat, a rope outlining his hat brim, a feather headdress for hair, cartridge belts for eyebrows, stirrups for eyes, snowshoes for moustache, buffalo head for goatee, etc. | 1.69.128.jpg | 1.69.128.jpg | 1.69.128.jpg | 1.69.128.JPG | Buffalo Bill | poster | four color | lithograph | Ritchie, Alick P.F. | Weiners, Paris, France

The William Cody ...
Stevens, Lawrence | medallio...
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1.69.333 | ca. 1971 | Diameter: 1.5 in | The William Cody Coin-Medal | Gift of Mr. Lawrence Tenney Stevens | Left side: 1846-1917/William/`Buffalo/Bill' Cody, On back: U.S. Scout Buffalo Hunter Showman Express Rider, Below Buffalo Bill: NCS-1972, Plaque in front reading: The William Cody Coin-Medal/Sterling Silver Proof/92nd Commemorative Privately Struck/By the National Commemorative Society/Sculptured by Lawrence Stevens | Sterling silver medallion. One side illustration of Buffalo Bill's head, on back illustration of Buffalo Bill on horseback. | 1.69.333.jpg | head | Buffalo Bill | horse | medallion | sterling | silver | Stevens, Lawrence

1.69.116
case | cardboard | paper | R...
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1.69.116 | 1908-1913 | case length: 3.625 in, case width: 2.75 in | Printed on other side in gold: BUFFALO BILL'S/WILD WEST/AND/PAWNEE BILL'S/FAR EAST/COMBINED | Souvenir case for deck of playing cards, cardboard covered with red paper, glued on one side paper print with portraits of Buffalo Bill and Pawnee Bill and scenes from shows. | 1.69.116.jpg | Buffalo Bill | Wild West Show | Pawnee Bill | case | cardboard | paper | Red

The Adventures of...
McEwin, Florence Alfano | Pr...
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15.08 | 2008 | The Adventures of Red Riding Hood; We Made It! | Gift of the artist | Mixed media print: The Adventures of Red Riding Hood; We Made It!, 2008, Florence Alfano McEwin, PhD., mixed media; solar intaglio, chine colle, ink on paper, 6/6 e.v. | 15.08.jpg | Wild West Show | Buffalo Bill | Print | mixed media | solar intaglio, chine colle, ink on paper | McEwin, Florence Alfano

1.69.6160
Rudolph, Jeffrey B. | Sculpt...
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1.69.6160 | 2007 | L: 18 in, width: 18 x 3.5 in, depth: .125 in, H: 6.125 in | Museum Purchase with monies donated in memory of Jim Minter | Bronze chess set, 16 light-colored pieces, 16 dark patina-ed pieces, pawns are buffalos, rooks are tipis, knights are horse, bishops are Lakota chiefs, queens are Annie Oakley, and kings are Buffalo Bill. Artist: Jeff Rudolph. | 1.69.6160.jpg | Annie Oakley | Buffalo Bill | horse | buffalo | tipi | chiefs | Sculpture | bronze | Rudolph, Jeffrey B.

1.69.157
Print | silk screen | color
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1.69.157 | ca. 1900 | sight height: 7.75 in, sight width: 5.75 in, Frame height: 13.625 in, Frame width: 11.625 in | Printed at bottom: Col. W. F. Cody/(Buffalo Bill) | Colored silk screen print on silk, illustration of Buffalo Bill on Horseback. | 1.69.157.jpg | horse | Buffalo Bill | Print | silk screen | color