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Buffalo Bill Museum

Makers
Ritchey Litho. Corp.
Descriptions
lithograph 172 four color 56
Names
poster 164
Subjects
Cowboy 292 black 45 towers wall 3 Portrait 154 White 64
Date:
ca. 1920
Dimensions:
H: 40.5 in, width: 26.75 in, canvas height: 42.5 in, canvas width: 28.75 in, Frame height: 47 in, Frame width: 32 in
Title:
Bill Pickett World's Colored Champion in the Bull-Dogger
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Inscription:
Printed above cowboy: THE NORMAN FILM MFG. CO./PRESENTS. Printed below: BILL PICKETT/WORLD'S COLORED CHAMPION_IN/THE BULL-DOGGER/Featuring The Colored Hero of the Mexican BullRing/in Death Defying Feats of Courage and Skill./THRILLS! LAUGHS TOO!/Produced by NORMAN FILM MFG. CO./JACKSONVILLE, FLA., Printed bottom center: Ritchey/LITHO. CORP.
Remarks:
Four color lithograph poster. Top 2/3 is a 3/4 head and shoulders portrait of a black cowboy in brown hat, yellow and maroon neckerchief, red shirt and 4 button leather cuff with a white wall with domed towers in background.
Publication:
Magazine: True West; Chompin' at the Lip, Bill Pickett-bulldogger extraordinnaire, by Tom Carpenter, True West Publishing, Inc, Cave Creek; October 2004, Volume 51, Issue 9, cover and page 61
Accession Number:
1.69.2030

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