Bennie Irving "The Smallest Cowboy in the World", Buffalo Bill's Wild West
Young Bennie Irving, nicknamed "The Smallest Cowboy in the World" poses on horseback wearing a cowboy hat while on tour with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Europe. A part of a set for a performance of the show is in the right background.
"1887 1st European tour From the collection of Nate Salsbury - owner and manager of Buffalo Bill's Wild West - Given by the Salsbury family in 1938" handwritten on back of print.; Title typed on photoprint.; Vintage photographic print with photographers' stamp on back reading "Elliott and Fry Photographers 55 & 56, Baker Street, London."; R7001051070
1 photoprint ; on mat 11 x 17 cm. (4 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)
Is Part Of
Salsbury collection, Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Cowboys--1880-1890.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Irving, Bennie.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
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