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40 Cabinet Cards, CDVs, and Paper Photos of People w/ Guns, Including Cowboys

A beautiful Vandyre & Brown, Liverpool CDV of two children, one a boy with a child-sized percussion rifle; a cabinet card sized image of four Philippine children identified on reverse, one a little boy wearing a sailor’s cap and holding a short rifle; a cabinet card of two men, one in the act of loading a shotgun; a small cabinet card of two boys, one holding a short rifle; a humorous cabinet card of a man and a woman cross-dressed pretending to attack one another, the man holding a knife and the woman wearing a sombrero and pointing a revolver; a touching cabinet card from Redding, California, of a sad looking dog looking at a shotgun leaning in a corner; a small cabinet card of two young men with shotguns, firing, labeled “1922 Lo & Tom hunting rabbits.”; a cabinet card image of four men with shotguns shooting at a target on a rope held by an African-American man. A staged cabinet card of a cowboy pointing a tiny revolver at a sheriff; a cabinet card of a group of men and boys with two dogs, each man holding a rifle or shotgun in front of a cabin, the photo labeled “A happy bachelor’s cabin,” and with two illegible names; a paper image of a frontiersman with rifle labeled, Colonel R.E. Gardner, “Arizona Bill.” Arizona Bill was a famous cowboy and outdoorsman whose photo can also be found in the National Cowboy Hall of Fame. He was pards with Texas Jack Omohundro. A cabinet card photo of two seated men with shotguns; a blurred image of a young girl holding a shotgun; a cabinet card from Grants Pass, Oregon of a man shooting a rifle; a humorous small cabinet card of three men, one with a rifle, shooting at a target held by one of the others; a longer cabinet card of five men and a boy all holding rifles, the boy standing next to a dead deer. The men have horses and a wagon; a cabinet card photo of 7 men standing on a little peak, each man with a rifle or shotgun, several of the rifles being Winchesters; a cabinet card of two men, one holding a short rifle; a larger cabinet card showing four men with a large dead deer, the men holding Krag rifles, and a shotgun; six men and boys dressed for the outdoors holding rifles, shotguns, and fishing rods; 14 smaller paper photos of men and women with guns, many labeled as being in the hills of San Martin; a cabinet card photo of a frontiersman in fringed and beaded rawhide shirt holding a Civil War Gallagher carbine, with a small child standing next to him; a paper photo of a man dressed as a cowboy in hat and chaps with gun belt and revolver holstered for cross draw; a man dressed as a cowboy with chaps and cuffs in a cowboy hat with a holstered long barreled single action revolver; a small paper photo of a mounted cowboy with scabbarded rifle pointing a small rifle; three larger paper photos of a young man dressed as a cowboy with fringed chaps, cowboy hat, and gauntlets on horseback with a rifle in a scabbard. He is holding a lariat, and in one photo has a Border Collie alongside the horse. Dimensions: Varying. The largest photo is 5.75 by 7 inches and 8.75 by 5.75 inches. Some of the paper photos are 2 by 2 inches. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $30.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance. 

 

Condition:

Varying. Most of the cabinet cards and matted photos are excellent. Some of the paper photos are faded and creased. Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under terms and conditions. Please be advised we do not provide porters nor packing materials for pick ups. We do not accept credit cards. 

Estimate: $100 - $250
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$605
08/05/2021

 

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Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms and Conditions. This auction has a buyer's premium of 21%.  Methods of payment are cash, check, money orders, or wire transfer for foreign payments. Please note we do not accept credit cards.