Lot 257    

Calamity Jane Photograph by H.R. Locke
6/21/2012 - American History, Including the Civil War
Portrait of Calamity Jane, General Crook's Scout, from period copy negative by H.R. Locke, Deadwood, ca 1895. 7.5 x 9.25 in.
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