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Buffalo Bill Museum

Makers
Weiners Litho. Co., London, England
Descriptions
paper 704 lithograph 172
Names
poster 164
Subjects
covered 3 Indian 729 Wild West Show 235 wagon 55 Pony Express 35 Cowboy 292
Date:
ca. 1896
Dimensions:
H: 39.875 in, width: 29.875 in
Title:
The Pony Express
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Inscription:
in center of image: BUFFALO BILL'S WILD WEST AND ROUGH RIDERS OF THE WORLD. [at bottom:] THE PONY EXPRESS [lrc:] WEINERS/ LITHO CO./ ACTON.W./ LONDON/ AND AT/ PARIS
Remarks:
Poster with image at top of Wild West show characters, Indians, cossacks, cowboys, etc., mounted on charging horses. Banner with inscription across the center. Image at bottom of Pony Express scene; rider mounting moving horse, figure standing beside him; covered wagon with three men in the background. Inscription at bottom and lower right corner.
Publication:
Book: Orphans Preferred, The Twisted Truth and Lasting Legend of the Pony Express by Christopher Corbett, Broadway Books, New York, 2003, page 160
Accession Number:
1.69.5644

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