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CRAWFORD John Wallace ("Captain Jack”) (1847–1917), known as "The Poet Scout", was an American adventurer, educator, and author. "Captain Jack" was a master storyteller about the Wild West and is known in American history as one of the most popular performers in the late nineteenth century. His daring ride of 350 miles in six days to carry dispatches to Fort Laramie for the New York Herald, to tell the news of the great victory by Gen. George Crook against the village of Chief American Horse at the Battle of Slim Buttes during the Great Sioux War of 1876-1877, made him a national celebrity. A pair of cabinet photographs by Chas. Eisenmann, New York as identified on the front & back mount.The first shows a seated Crawford with pen in hand. There minor ink marking within the image. Signed below the image across the photographer’s name, “J. W. Crawford, Cpt Jack”. VG ... plus, the second image shows Crawford in fur collared coat, several medals pinned to the chest, revolver exposed in his belt. Crawford again signs across the photographer’s imprint, “YoursTruly, J.W. Crawford, Capt. Jack, Late Chief of Scouts.” VG.
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A Pair of Signed Photographs by Captain jack Crawford

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Minimum Bid: $1,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $0.00
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Auction closed on Thursday, March 15, 2018.
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