Ned Pepper: "What's your intention? Do you think one on four is a dogfall?"  Rooster Cogburn: "I mean to kill you in one minute, Ned. Or see you hanged in Fort Smith at Judge Parker's convenience.
Which'll it be?"   Ned Pepper: "I call that bold talk for a one-eyed fat man."   Rooster Cogburn: "Fill your hand, you son of a bitch!"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              from the 1969 production of True Grit
Cowboys, Gunfighters, Outlaws and Lawmen from America's Western Frontier
"Cowpoke"
1/6th Plate Tintype
c. 1880
"Gunman and Wife"
1/6th Plate Tintype
c. 1885
"The New Mexican"
Carte de Visite Formatted  Tintype
c. 1880
"The Packers"
Mounted Photograph
c. 1905
"The Long Rider"
1/6th Plate Tintype
c. 1880s
"Saddle Tramps"
1/6th Plate Tintype
c. 1880
"The Gamblers"
1/6th Plate Tintype
c. 1880
"Back of the Wagon"
Carte de Visite Formatted  Tintype
c. 1870s
"The Ruffians"
1/6th Plate Tintype
c. 1870
"Fancy Pants"
Cased 1/6th Plate Tintype
c. 1870
"Jesse Butler Cupp"
Real photo Postcard
c. 1900
"Three Amigos"
Carte de Visite
c. 1880
"Meskwaki (Fox) Indians"
Cabinet Photograph
c. 1885
"Bank Check - Pima County Bank"
Tombstone, Arizona Territory
November 12, 1880
"Canadian Cowboy"
1/6th Plate Tintype
c. 1880s
"In Apache Country"

Ben Wittick - Photographer

Fort Wingate, Arizona Territory
c. 1890
Cabinet Photograph

Merritt Dana Houghton - Photographer

Fort Washakie, Wyoming
c. 1880s
"Union Pacific Photo Car"
Cabinet Photograph
c. 1885
Private Clyde G. Wilson
&
Corporal Elmer Brick

20th Kansas Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Carte de Visite
Manila, Philippine Islands
c. 1899
There are those rare instances when research into
the identities of soldiers in an old photograph turns
up far more than one would have guessed possible.
This carte de visite of Private Clyde G. Wilson and
Corporal Elmer Brick of M Company, 20th Kansas
Volunteer Infantry is an example of just such an
occasion. As it turns out one of these men - Private
Wilson to be specific - was a key protagonist in one
of the Old West's last "range wars", the so-called
Dewey-Berry Feud which was fought out in
Wilson's home state of Kansas in 1903.

Clyde G. Wilson was born on 5 December 1876 in
Iowa the son of William Oliver Wilson and the
former Clara Burk. The family had...
"Old Timer"
1/6th Plate Tintype
c. 1870
"Man With No Name"
1/6th Plate Tintype
c. 1870s
"On the Winter Range"

Unknown Photographer

Northern Plains, United States
c. 1900
"The Cowpuncher"
1//4 Plate Tintype
c. 1870s
"The KId"
1//6th Plate Tintype
c. 1870s
"The Cold Stare"
1//6th Plate Tintype
c. 1870s
"Idaho"
Stereoview
c. 1905
"The Shavetail"
Cabinet Photographs
c. 1882
"The Buffalo Hunters"
1/6th Plate Tintype
c. 1870
"The Townsfolk"
Cabinet Photograph
c. 1890
English Bob: "Well, actually, what I heard was that you fell off your horse, drunk of course, and that you broke your bloody neck."  Little Bill Daggett: "I heard that one myself, Bob. Hell, I even thought I
was dead 'til I found out it was just that I was in Nebraska."
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          from the 1992 production of Unforgiven
"Doc"
Mounted Photograph
c. 1905
Doc Holliday: "Why Johnny Ringo, you look like somebody just walked over your grave." Johnny Ringo: "My fight's not with you, Holliday. Doc Holliday: "I beg to differ, sir. We started a game we never
got to finish. 'Play for Blood,' remember?" Johnny Ringo: "Oh that. I was just foolin' about." Doc Holliday: "I wasn't."
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            from the 1993 production of Tombstone
"Green River"
Mounted Photograph
c. 1905