Buffalo Bill Center of the West W.F. Cody Collection Photos

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, WY, features the man who built the town which now bears his name. Buffalo Bill Cody was one of America's greatest showmen and this museum has a splendid collection of posters from his shows as well as artifacts from his life.

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Buffalo Bill Center of the West with statue of William F. Cody by Bob Shriver. Cody, WY.William F. Cody statue by Bob Shriver at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Monument to Buffalo Bill at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.William F. Cody plaster bust by A. Scholl of Germany at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Buffalo Bill Center of the West with statue of William F. Cody by Bob Shriver. Cody, WY.William F. Cody statue (1976) by Bob Shriver at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Monument to Buffalo Bill at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.William F. Cody plaster bust (1891) by A. Scholl of Germany at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Metal sign for Pony Express overland mail service costing 25 cents / half ounce by Wells Fargo at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Pony express sign at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Pony Express Mochila saddle reproduction by Louis Hook of Salt Lake with locks as might be used in Wild West Show at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Stetson Hat worn by W.F. Cody at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Metal sign for Pony Express overland mail service costing 25 cents / half ounce by Wells Fargo (printer: Thomas Bell) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Pony express sign at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Pony Express Mochila saddle reproduction (1897) by Louis Hook of Salt Lake with locks as might be used in Wild West Show at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Stetson Hat (c1880) worn by W.F. Cody at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Buffalo hide coat with beaver trim worn by W.F. Cody at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Traveling wardrobe trunk with objects used by Cody at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Poster of some famous U.S. Generals under whom Buffalo Bill served including Custer, Sherman & Sheridan at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Buffalo Bill Wild West Co. stock certificate issued to William F. Cody for 35 of 100 shares at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Buffalo hide coat with beaver trim (1871) worn by W.F. Cody at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Traveling wardrobe trunk with objects used by Cody (c1900-09) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Poster (c1887) of some famous U.S. Generals under whom Buffalo Bill served including Custer, Sherman & Sheridan (printed A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Buffalo Bill Wild West Co. stock certificate issued (1887) to William F. Cody for 35 of 100 shares at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Detail of poster for Buffalo Bill Combination performance of May Cody or Lost & Won at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Detail of poster for Buffalo Bill Combination of May Cody or Lost & Won story of Brigham Young at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Poster for Prairie Waif by Buffalo Bill Combination at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Great Royal Buffalo Hunt painting of event for Grand Duke Alexis by Louis Maurer at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Detail of poster for Buffalo Bill Combination (1877) performance of May Cody or Lost & Won at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Detail of poster for Buffalo Bill Combination (1877) of May Cody or Lost & Won story of Brigham Young at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Poster (c1877) for Prairie Waif by Buffalo Bill Combination (printed A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Great Royal Buffalo Hunt painting (1894) of event for Grand Duke Alexis by Louis Maurer at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Poster of Distinguished Visitors to Buffalo Bill's Wild West London at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Poster of Distinguished Visitors to Buffalo Bill's Wild West London at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Buffalo Bill friendship of U.S. & Britain poster at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Signed Buffalo Bill portrait poster at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Poster (1887) of Distinguished Visitors to Buffalo Bill's Wild West London (Queen Victoria, Princess of Wales, Princess Beatrice Battenberg, Grand Duchess of Russia, Princess Louise, Queen of Belgians & other female royalty) (printed A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Poster (1887) of Distinguished Visitors to Buffalo Bill's Wild West London (Prince of Wales, Kings of Sweden, Belgium, Greece, Saxony, Denmark, W.E. Gladstone & other male leaders) (printed A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Buffalo Bill friendship of U.S. & Britain poster (c1888) (printed A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Signed Buffalo Bill portrait poster (c1887) (printed A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Poster of Cody the White Eagle for Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Congress of Rough Riders of the World at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Poster of Red Cloud the Red Fox for Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Congress of Rough Riders of the World at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Poster of Plunging Bucker adapted from work of Frederic Remington for Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Congress of Rough Riders of the World at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Giant poster for Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Congress of Rough Riders of the World of Cowboy Fun with insert of Cody & partner Nate Salisbury at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Poster (late 1890s) of Cody the White Eagle for Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Congress of Rough Riders of the World at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Poster (late 1890s) of Red Cloud the Red Fox for Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Congress of Rough Riders of the World at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Poster of Plunging Bucker adapted from work of Frederic Remington (c1895) for Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Congress of Rough Riders of the World (printed A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Giant poster (1898) for Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Congress of Rough Riders of the World of Cowboy Fun with insert of Cody & partner Nate Salisbury (printed Enquirer Job Printing Co., Cincinnati) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Enquirer Job Printing Co., Cincinnati signature on Cowboy Fun poster at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Detail of Nate Salisbury from Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Congress of Rough Riders Cowboy Fun poster. Cody, WY.Poster of Cossack of the Caucasus for Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Congress of Rough Riders of the World at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Poster of Custer's Last Stand presented by Buffalo Bill's Wild West show at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Enquirer Job Printing Co., Cincinnati signature on Cowboy Fun poster (1898) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Detail of Nate Salisbury from Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Congress of Rough Riders Cowboy Fun poster (1898). Cody, WY.Poster (1898) of Cossack of the Caucasus for Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Congress of Rough Riders of the World (printed Enquirer Job Printing Co., Cincinnati) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Poster (1904) of Custer's Last Stand presented by Buffalo Bill's Wild West show (printed Courier Co., Buffalo) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Poster of American Cowboy over scenes of Buffalo Bill's Wild West show at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Cowboy portrait on poster of show scenes of Buffalo Bill's Wild West show at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Entente Cordiale between France & America poster for Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Congress of Rough Riders of the World at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Poster of mounted Col. W.F. Cody - Buffalo Bill at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Poster (c1901) of American Cowboy over scenes of Buffalo Bill's Wild West show (printed Courier Co., Buffalo) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Cowboy portrait on poster of show scenes of Buffalo Bill's Wild West show at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Entente Cordiale between France & America poster (1905) for Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Congress of Rough Riders of the World (printed Weiners, Paris) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Poster of mounted Col. W.F. Cody - Buffalo Bill (1908) (Strobridge Litho Co.) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Poster detail of portrait of Col. W.F. Cody - Buffalo Bill at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Poster of The Farewell Shot, Positively the Last Appearance of Col. W.F. Cody Buffalo Bill at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Poster of Oriental Vision for Buffalo Bill's Wild West & Pawnee Bill's Show at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Poster of Chief Iron Tail for Buffalo Bill's Wild West & Pawnee Bill's Show at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Poster detail of portrait of Col. W.F. Cody - Buffalo Bill (1908) (Strobridge Litho Co.) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Poster (c1912) of The Farewell Shot, Positively the Last Appearance of Col. W.F. Cody (in the saddle) Buffalo Bill (U.S. Lithograph Co., Russell-Morgan Print) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Poster (c1912) of Oriental Vision for Buffalo Bill's Wild West & Pawnee Bill's Show (Strobridge Litho Co.) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Poster (c1912) of Chief Iron Tail for Buffalo Bill's Wild West & Pawnee Bill's Show (U.S. Lithograph Co., Russell-Morgan Print) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Artwork for British Buffalo Bill Magazines by Robert Prowse at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Scouts of the Great Wild West with Buffalo Bill on Track & Trail book by Wingrove Willson at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Toy book popup Western scene at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Nebraska National Guard medal for Sioux Indian War engraved "Presented to Col. W.F. Cody" at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Artwork for British Buffalo Bill Magazines by Robert Prowse (c1908-15) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Scouts of the Great Wild West with Buffalo Bill on Track & Trail book by Wingrove Willson (c1913) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Toy book popup Western scene (early 1900s) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Nebraska National Guard medal for Sioux Indian War (1890-1) engraved "Presented to Col. W.F. Cody" at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Gold repeater watch engraved with Cody hunting Buffalo by Leopold Haguenin given to Cody possibly by Prince of Wales at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Souvenir ruby glassware from Buffalo Bill's Wild West show during 1893 Chicago World's Fair at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Theodore Roosevelt campaign ribbon at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Furniture & objects which belonged to W.F. Cody at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Gold repeater watch engraved with Cody hunting Buffalo by Leopold Haguenin (c1890) given to Cody possibly by Prince of Wales at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Souvenir ruby glassware from Buffalo Bill's Wild West show during 1893 Chicago World's Fair at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Theodore Roosevelt campaign ribbon at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Furniture & objects which belonged to W.F. Cody at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Cody's Stanhope Spider Phaeton Carriage made by Studebaker Brothers of South Bend, IN at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Stage coach used in Cody's Wild West show at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Artwork of stage coach used in Cody's Wild West show at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Cody's Masonic uniform at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Cody's Stanhope Spider Phaeton Carriage (c1890) made by Studebaker Brothers of South Bend, IN at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Stage coach used in Cody's Wild West show at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Artwork of stage coach used in Cody's Wild West show at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Cody's Masonic uniform at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
William F. Cody's life membership in Scottish Rights Masonic order at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Cody's Masonic sword at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Pitcher for Burlington Cody Inn built by CB&Q railroad at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Buffalo Bill 100th birthday commemorative plate by Copeland Spode at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
William F. Cody's life membership (1894) in Scottish Rights Masonic order at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Cody's Masonic sword at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Pitcher for Burlington Cody Inn built by CB&Q railroad (1924) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Buffalo Bill 100th birthday (1946) commemorative plate by Copeland Spode at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Poster of Miss Annie Oakley for Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Congress of Rough Riders of the World at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Annie Oakley's Saddle used in Buffalo Bill's show at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Annie Oakley's spats & gloves used in Buffalo Bill's show at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Custer's Last Stand painting by Edgar S. Paxson at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Poster (1890) of Miss Annie Oakley for Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Congress of Rough Riders of the World (A. Hoen & Co., Baltimore) at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Annie Oakley's Saddle (c1880) used in Buffalo Bill's show at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Annie Oakley's spats & gloves used in Buffalo Bill's show at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Custer's Last Stand painting (c1899) by Edgar S. Paxson at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.
Buffalo Bill painting by Louis Maurer at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Col. William F. Cody portrait by Rosa Bonheur of France at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.

Buffalo Bill painting (1867) by Louis Maurer at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.Col. William F. Cody portrait (1889) by Rosa Bonheur of France at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody, WY.


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