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A Buffalo Bill Center of the West Virtual Exhibit
Curated by: Eleanor Morse


American/Cowboy
Courier Litho. Co., Buffalo,...
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1.69.425 | ca. 1896 | sight height: 28.125 in, sight width: 41.625 in, Frame height: 29.625 in, Frame width: 43.125 in, frame depth: 1.5 in | American/Cowboy | Printed left center: American/Cowboy, Printed at top: Buffalo Bill's Wild West/and Congress of Rough Riders of the World, Printed LR: Copyright/1896/Courier(Courier underlined)/Litho. Co./Buffalo/N.Y. and No. 1610 | Original colored lithograph poster, multi-scene dealing with cowboys in Wild West Show. | Book (juvenile): Wings Freestyle, Cowboy Country by Una Stewart, Alinea, Copenhagen, 2004, page 24 | 1.69.425.jpg | 1.69.425.JPG | 1.69.425.jpg | cowboys | Wild West Show | poster | original colored | lithograph | Courier Litho. Co., Buffalo, New York

Annie Get Your Gun
poster, movie | lithograph
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1.69.4939 | 1950 | H: 40.75 in, width: 26.875 in | Annie Get Your Gun | verso, upper left, written in pencil: Anie Get Your Gun [written in pen:] Annie Get Your Gun/ Betty Hutton [in center, UL:] 8830/32 [stamped in red:] ANIE GET YOUR GUN/ 1SH 55/232 | Movie poster on white background with black rectangular area in center. Whimsical images of cowboys, cowgirls and Indians around edges. Inscriptions throughout | 1.69.4939.JPG | cowboys | Oakley, Annie | Indians | cowgirls | Cody, W.F. | poster, movie | lithograph

An Oriental Visio...
The Strobridge Litho Co., Ci...
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1.69.2738 | c. 1909 | H: 110.25 in, width: 113.5 in | An Oriental Vision for the First Time Presented on the American Continent | Museum Purchase | Printed at bottom right: PAWNEE BILL'S GREAT/FAR EAST/COMBINED WITH/BUFFALO BILL'S/WILD/WEST [printed in yellow banner across bottom:] AN ORIENTAL VISION FOR THE FIRST TIME PRESENTED ON THE AMERICAN CONTINENT [Printed in lower left corner:] COPYRIGHT 1909 BY/ THE/STROBRIDGE/LITHO CO/ CINCINNATI & NEW YORK | Poster, 4-color lithograph, 12 sheet. Illustration features Pawnee Bill mounted on brown horse covering most of the left half of the poster with a background of Indian and Arabian people, elephants and camels extending across the top. Printed inscription across bottom and lower left corner. Old fold lines with some paper loss throughout. Has been mounted on linen. | 1.69.2738.jpg | Indian | Pawnee Bill's Far East | Arab | camel | Orient | Buffalo Bill's Wild West | elephant | poster | 4 color lithograph on paper | The Strobridge Litho Co., Cincinnati, OH and New York, NY

Art Perpetuating ...
Courier Litho Co., Buffalo, ...
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1.69.5655 | 1896 | H: 27.5 in, width: 40.125 in | Art Perpetuating Fame: Rosa Bonheur Painting Buffalo Bill, Paris 1889 | Gift of Dr. Tony Sapienza, Ridgewood, NJ | top: BUFFALO BILL'S/ WILD WEST/ AND CONGRESS OF ROUGH RIDERS OF/ THEH WORLD [bottom left:] THE MAN ON HORSE OF 1796./ FROM THE SEINE TO THE NEVA./ FROM THE PYRAMIDS TO WATERLOO. [center bottom;] ART PERPETUATING FAME/ ROSA BONHEUR/ PAINTING BUFFALO BILL/ -PARIS 1899-/ [bottom right:] THE MAN ON HORSE OF 1900./ FROM THE YELLOW STONE (next two words underlined) TO THE DANUBE./ FROM VESUVIUS TO VEN NEVIS. [LR in image:] COPYRIGHT 1896/ COURIER/ LITHO. CO./ BUFFALO/ N.Y./ -2258- | Four color lithograph poster, picuturing Buffalo Bill, Rosa Bonheur and Napoleon. Image of Napoleon on white horse on left, Rosa Bonheur painting Buffalo Bill in center and Buffalo will on horseback on right. Background images of camp tents and tipis. Inscriptions at top center and along bottom. Backed with linen. | Exhibit catalog: The American West, Compton Verney, 25 June - 29 August 2005; John Leslie, Editor; Medialis, Berlin, 2005, page 46 | 1.69.5655.jpg | 1.69.5655.jpg | 1.69.5655.jpg | Cody, W.F. | Napoleon | Bonheur, Rosa | poster | lithograph on paper | Courier Litho Co., Buffalo, NY

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

A Cossack
Courier Litho. Co. | poster ...
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1.69.451 | 1896 | sight height: 28.25 in, sight width: 41.5 in, Frame height: 38 in, Frame width: 50.375 in, frame depth: 1.375 in | A Cossack | Museum purchase | Printed at top: Buffalo Bill's Wild West/and Congress of Rough Riders of the World, Printed at center: A Cossack, (other descriptive printing), Printed LR: Copyright 1896/Courier/Litho. Co./Buffalo/N.Y. | Original lithograph poster, multi-scene featuring Russian Cossacks. | 1.69.451.JPG | 1.69.451.jpg | Wild West Show | Russian Cossacks | Multi-Scene | poster | lithograph | original | A Cossack, 1896 Though shown here as being “from Russia,” Cossacks actually hailed from the western part of Georgia in central Asia. They began performing with Buffalo Bill’s Wild West in 1892, offering displays of trick riding, dancing, and acrobatics. Courier Litho Co., Buffalo Lithograph poster Museum Purchase 1.69.451 | Courier Litho. Co.

A PRAIRIE PICNIC
A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore | p...
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1.69.84 | 1893 | H: 20.75 in, width: 29 in | A PRAIRIE PICNIC | Printed at top: BUFFALO BILL'S WILD WEST/AND CONGRESS OF ROUGH RIDERS OF THE WORLD, Printed bottom: A PRAIRIE PIC-NIC, Printed lower right: A. HOEN & CO. BALTIMORE, U.S.A. 34 | Four color lithograph poster of Buffalo Bill and cavalry fighting Indians. Condition: Margin trimmed by hand. Origin: Purchased from The Old Print Shoppe, 150 Lexington Ave. at 30th St., New York, NY, by above source, The Coe Foundation for the Buffalo Bill Museum | 1.69.84.JPG | 1.69.84.jpg | Indians | Buffalo Bill | cavalry | poster | lithograph | four color | A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore

Bucking Mustangs
A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore | p...
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1.69.106 | 1893 | sight height: 27.875 in, sight width: 38.5 in, Frame height: 31 in, Frame width: 41.5 in | Bucking Mustangs | Gift of The Coe Foundation | Printed at bottom center: Bucking Mustangs, Printed at top: Buffalo Bill's Wild West./and Congress of Rough Riders/of the World, Printed lower left corner: A. Hoen and Co. Baltimore MD | Original colored lithograph poster. | 1.69.106.JPG | black | horses | Wild West Show | poster | lithograph | original colored | A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore

Buffalo Bill/Hims...
Strobridge Lithograph Co. | ...
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1.69.2035 | 1916 | H: 28.5 in, width: 38.625 in | Buffalo Bill/Himself and the 101 Ranch Shows Combined/the Military Pagent/Preparedness and U.S. Field Artillery in Expert Driving and Whirlwind Battery Drills | Original color lithograph poster. Military scene. Mounted on linen backing. Condition: Treatment report - 1986. Origin: Purchased from Mr. George Theofiles, November 1983 | 1.69.2035.jpg | 1.69.2035.JPG | military | poster | original color | lithograph | Strobridge Lithograph Co.

Buffalo Bill's Wi...
Weiners Litho Co. | poster |...
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1.69.6022 | 1905 | Frame height: 55.375 in, Frame width: 45.375 in, frame depth: 2 in, width: 28.5 in, H: 38.5 in | Buffalo Bill's Wild West | Buffalo Bill Museum Purchase, Mary Jester Allen Fund | In French: “Buffalo Bill’s Wild West, two times per day, every day at 2 o’clock and 8 o’clock in the evening. Attack of the Stagecoach.” | 1.69.6022.jpg | 1.69.6022.jpg | Deadwood Stage Coach | poster | lithograph | lithograph | Weiners Litho Co.

Buffalo Bill's Wi...
poster | Color Lithograph
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1.69.1821 | ca. 1900 | width: 42.5 in, H: 82.25 in | Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders | Museum Purchase | along bottom edge, Cossack of the Caucasus | Original color lithograph Wild West Show poster titled along top, Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders and along bottom edge, Cossack of the Caucasus, c. 1900. | 1.69.1821.jpg | poster | Color Lithograph

Buffalo Bill's Wi...
Germany | U.S. | poster | pr...
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1.69.5261 | ca. 1904 | Sheet height: 85 in, Sheet width: 40.625 in, Image height: 80.75 in, Image width: 38 in, Frame height: 89.5 in, Frame width: 44.5 in, frame depth: 1.5 in | Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders Oberst W.F. Cody (Buffalo Bill) Heut Zu Tage | Museum purchase | upper: BUFFALO BILL'S / WILD WEST / AND / CONGRESS OF ROUGH / RIDERS OF THE / WORLD. lower: 122c [in circle] / IMP / RUE BERGRE 20. PARIS / EXCRES LORILLIEUX / OBERST W. F. CIDY (BUFFALO BILL) / HEUT ZU TAGE | 3-sheet poster, top two sheets printed in the U.S. bottom sheet printed in Europe, probably Germany | Exhibition catalog: I Like America: Fictions of the Wild West; Edited by Pamela Kort and Max Hollein; Schirn Kunsthalle; Frankfurt; 2006; page 245 | 1.69.5261.jpg | Cody, William F. | horse | poster | print on paper | Germany | U.S.

Buffalo Bill's Wi...
A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore | p...
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1.69.2644 | ca. 1893 | H: 40 in, width: 29 in | Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough riders of the World - Plunging Bucker | Gift of The Coe Foundation and Henry B. Balink | Red lettering at top: Buffalo Bill's Wild West/and Congress of/Rough riders/of/the World, Black lettering at bottom: Plunging Bucker, and 42 | Lithograph poster, four-color, image of cowboy on bucking horse; cowboy wearing red shirt, black woolly chaps. Probably based on artwork by Frederic Remington; used to advertise Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. | 1.69.2644.jpg | 1.69.2644.JPG | 1.69.2644.jpg | bucking | Cowboy | horse | poster | lithograph | four color | A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore

Buffalo Bill and ...
United Artists Corp. | poste...
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1.69.2087 | 1976 | H: 22 in, width: 28 in | Buffalo Bill and the Indians or Sitting Bull's History Lesson | Gift of Dave Stewart | Four color lithograph poster copyrighted by United Artists Corp. 1976. Advertisement for `Buffalo Bill and the Indians or Sitting Bull's History lesson, movie written and produced by Rob Altman starring Paul Newman | 1.69.2087.JPG | Indians | Cody, William F. | poster | four color | lithograph | United Artists Corp.

Buffalo Bill Ride...
poster, movie | lithograph o...
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1.69.5740 | 1947 | H: 22 in, width: 28 in | Buffalo Bill Rides Again | UL: JACK SCHWARZ PRODUCTIONS/ presents/ BUFFALO BILL Rides Again/ NO MAN COULD MATCH HIS GUNS -- NO MAN HIS COURAGE. [beneath image:] STARRING RICHARD ARLEN . JENNIFER HOLT WITH LEE SHUMWAY . GIL PATRICK/ EDWARD CASSIDY . EDMUND COBB/ Original Story and screenplay by BARNEY SARECKY and FRAN GILBERT Produced by JACK SCHWARZ . Directed by BERNARD B. RAY Distributed by SCREEN GUILD PRODUCTIONS, INC./ [LLC:] COUNTRY OF ORIGIN U.S.A. (stamp) [LRC, in pencil:] 12 (supercript and underlined) 00 [verso, ULC and LRC:] 457 | One sheet movie studio 4-color lithograph. Top half is yellow with inscriptions and images. Bottom half has four images. Image on left of a man dressed as an Indian, held by a man dressed as a cowboy while a man in a suit holds a gun on him. Central image of a man dressed as Buffalo Bill sitting on a white horse. Yellow tinted image at lower right of two men holding up their hands while another man holds a gun on them, a woman is to the left of the man with a gun; a wooden table with tin dishes and playing cards is between them. Inset image at right center, tinted pink, of a man leaping on another man riding a horse. Inscriptions beneath image. White border around image. | 1.69.5740.jpg | Arlen, Richard | poster, movie | lithograph on paper

BUFFALO BILL SHOO...
A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore | p...
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1.69.77 | 1893 | sight height: 20 in, sight width: 28.25 in, Frame height: 23.125 in, Frame width: 31.375 in | BUFFALO BILL SHOOTING ON HORSEBACK AT FULL SPEED | Gift of The Coe Foundation | Printed at top: BUFFALO BILL'S WILD WEST/AND CONGRESS OF ROUGH RIDERS OF THE WORLD, Printed at bottom: BUFFALO BILL SHOOTING ON HORSEBACK AT FULL SPEED, Printed lower right corner: A. Hoen & Co. Baltimore. U.S.A. 15 | Four color lithograph poster of Buffalo Bill shooting target balls from the back of a white horse while an Indian on a black horse throws them in the air. | 1.69.77.jpg | 1.69.77.jpg | 1.69.77.jpg | horse | target balls | Indian | White | black | Buffalo Bill | poster | four color | lithograph | A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore

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

Buffalo & Pawnee ...
poster | original color | li...
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1.69.2057 | c. 1911 | H: 37.375 in, width: 27.875 in, backing height: 38.5 in, backing width: 27.875 in | Buffalo & Pawnee Bill Wild West & Far East | Purchased from Mr. George Theofiles | LRC: Dusseldorfer/Film-Manufaktur/Ludwig Gottschalk, LL: Lith./Adolph Friedlander/Hamburg, LLC: 5520 | Original color lithograph Wild West Show poster of profiles of Buffalo Bill and Pawnee Bill. Poster mounted on linen type backing. | 1.69.2057.JPG | Wild West Show | profile | Pawnee Bill | Cody, William F. | poster | original color | lithograph

Col. W.F. Cody, B...
The Strobridge Litho Co. | p...
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1.69.113 | ca. 1908 | sight height: 57.25 in, sight width: 39.375 in, Frame height: 63.25 in, Frame width: 45.375 in | Col. W.F. Cody, Buffalo Bill | Gift of The Coe Foundation | Printed top right: COL. W.F. CODY/BUFFALO/BILL, Printed lower right corner: COPYRIGHT 1908 BY/THE/STROBRIDGE/LITHO CO/CINCINNATI & NEW YORK, Printed top right corner: 1908 C-No. 105 | Four color lithograph poster of Buffalo Bill in Wild West Show jacket on a palomino horse. | 1.69.113.jpg | 1.69.113.JPG | 1.69.113.jpg | Wild West Show | horse | Buffalo Bill | poster | four color | lithograph | The Strobridge Litho Co.

Custer's Last Sta...
American Show Print, Milwauk...
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1.69.421 | c. 1912 | sight height: 27.25 in, sight width: 41.375 in, Frame height: 34.188 in, Frame width: 47.875 in, frame depth: 1.75 in | Custer's Last Stand/Greatest Motion Picture Ever Conceived or Constructed | Printed at top: Custer's Last Stand/Greatest Motion Picture Ever Conceived or Constructed, Printed bottom center: Montana Motion Picture Co. Sole Owners and Exhibitors, Printed LRC: American/Show Print/Milwaukee Co./8570 | Original colored lithograph poster, multi-scene advertisement. | 1.69.421.JPG | Multi-Scene | Custer | advertisement | poster | original colored | lithograph | American Show Print, Milwaukee Co.

Distinguished Vis...
A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore | p...
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1.69.459 | 1887 | sight height: 33.5 in, sight width: 23.5 in, Frame height: 36.5 in, Frame width: 26.5 in | Distinguished Visitors to Buffalo Bill's Wild West, London, 1887 | Gift of The Coe Foundation | Printed bottom: Distinguished Visitors to Buffalo Bill's Wild West, London, 1887, Printed LL: 17, Printed LRC: A. Hoen & Co. Baltimore, U.S.A. | Original colored lithograph poster. | 1.69.459.jpg | 1.69.459.jpg | 1.69.459.JPG | poster | lithograph | original colored | A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore

Distinguished Vis...
A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore | p...
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1.69.458 | c. 1887 | sight height: 33.5 in, sight width: 23.5 in, Frame height: 36.5 in, Frame width: 26.5 in | Distinguished Visitors to Buffalo Bill's Wild West, London, 1887 | Gift of The Coe Foundation | Printed bottom: Distinguished Visitors to Buffalo Bill's Wild West, London, 1887, Printed LL: 18, Printed LRC: A. Hoen & Co. Baltimore, U.S.A. | Original colored lithograph poster. | 1.69.458.JPG | 1.69.458.jpg | poster | lithograph | original colored | A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore

Entente Cordiale,...
Weiners, Paris | poster | co...
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1.69.2173 | 1905 | H: 39.875 in, width: 29.875 in | Entente Cordiale, Col. W. F. Cody, "Buffalo Bill" | Entente Cordiale entre La France et L"Amerique", Lettering: Entente Cordiale arching overhead | Color lithograph poster, Buffalo Bill's Wild West, (BB flanked by American and French cavalrymen). Printed by Weiners, Paris France 1905. Condition: Folded, rolled, otherwise very good | 1.69.2173.JPG | 1.69.2173.jpg | Cody, William F. | French | American | Wild West | cavalrymen | poster | color | lithograph | Weiners, Paris

From Prairie to P...
U.S. Lithograph Co.,Russell-...
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1.69.21 | ca. 1910 | sight height: 27.375 in, sight width: 39.875 in, Frame height: 30.5 in, Frame width: 43 in | From Prairie to Palace | Original Buffalo Bill Museum Collection | Center: FROM PRAIRIE/COL. W.F. CODY, BUFFALO BILL/TO PALACE, Printed lower left corner: COPYRIGHT 1910 BY/THE U.S. LITHOGRAPH CO./RUSSELL-MORGAN/PRINT/CINCINNATI & NEW YORK/12761 | Four color lithograph poster, left side is picture of Buffalo Bill on white horse shooting glass balls thrown by an Indian on brown horse, center is shield with portrait of Buffalo Bill. Right side is picture of Buffalo Bill on white horse hunting buffalo. | 1.69.21.jpg | 1.69.21.jpg | 1.69.21.jpg | 1.69.21.JPG | White | balls | brown | horse | glass | Indian | Buffalo Bill | buffalo | poster | four color | lithograph | U.S. Lithograph Co.,Russell-Morgan Print