Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wild West Show photo, $15,600, Cowan’s Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wild West Show photo, $15,600, Cowan’s Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
by Ken Hall
An albumen photograph of Western legends “Wild Bill” Hickok, “Buffalo Bill” Cody and “Texas Jack” Omohundro, from Cody’s personal collection and documenting the birth of the Wild West Show, sold for $15,600 at a Summer American History Premier Auction held June 22nd by Cowan’s Auctions in Cincinnati, Ohio. Also, an archive pertaining to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln from the collection of theater actor William J. Ferguson (1845-1930) realized $14,400. Prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Wild West Show photo, $15,600, Cowan’s Auctions