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Indian Scout & Plainsman "Idaho Bill" photograph
Original photograph of Indian Scout & Plainsman "Idaho Bill" of Old West fame! Go to the link below and read details of his incredible life as told by Bill himself.

Measures 4 3/4" x 5 1/4", with wear as shown in the scan. Written in old ink on the back is "Col W. B. Pearson, old time scout and plainsman, known as Idaho Bill. Picture taken at Norfolk, Nebr. June 14- 1927."

$275.00 plus shipping

Information from the net:

"Barnet R. Pearson, was born on July 28, 1868, somewhere along the Oregon Trail. Idaho Bill learned to ride a horse at an early age, having spent his life around horses... He married a woman named Saddie who divorced him after he was accused of killing a man, shooting him thru a window. After being found not guilty of the charge, he moved out west, where he went by the name of Idaho Bill. He was friends with Buffalo Bill & Teddy Roosevelt. He returned to Hastings in later life, and died there in 1942 in a dentist chair..."