Lot 295    

The Cow-Boy Girl, Western Melodrama, Theatrical Poster, Plus
6/21/2012 - American History, Including the Civil War
Lot of 2, including: chromolithograph poster advertising The Big Melo-Dramatic Musical Success / The Cow-Boy Girl, featuring a remarkable depiction of four well-armed cowboys identified as "Four Bad Men From Arizona." Printed by Ackermann-Quigley Litho. Co., Kansas City & New York. 26.5 x 41 in. (sight), framed and glazed, 28.25 x 42.5 in. In a Nov. 1907 edition of the Pittsburgh Press, a review praises The Cowboy Girl, describing it as a decided hit that provides an atmosphere of the great Western plains, with cowboys, Indians, villains, etc. and enough shots are fired to do justice to a small-sized war.

Plus, a chromolithograph poster advertising Jesse James Combination, taking place at the Windsor Theatre/ One Week, Commencing Monday, Feb. 5, featuring a depiction of Jesse James standing next to a horse, underneath a tree. Ca late 19th-early 20th century. 21.75 x 31 in. (sight), framed and glazed, 25 x 34 in.


Condition:  
Few creases in each poster; edgewear to each poster. Jesse James poster with some spotting.
Sold: $940.00
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