Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World

Date:
c. 1899
Publisher/Studio:
Buffalo, New York: Courier Litho. Co.

Circus poster showing American Indians leading attack against pioneers in covered wagons. Includes portrait of Buffalo Bill on horseback.

The Pony Express took on a new and richly embroidered life when interpreted decades after its end (1861) by people such as entrepreneur William Cody in his "Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Ri9ders of the World," a popular traveling show that featured a courageous Express rider chased by hostile Indians.

Description (physical):

1 print (poster) : chromolithograph.

Location:
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Identifier:
LC-DIG-ppmsca-13514 (digital file from original print) LC-USZC4-778 (color film copy transparency) LC-USZ62-1164 (b&w film copy neg.)
Institution:
Library of Congress