James Butler Hickok (1837-1876), better known as Wild Bill Hickcok was a folk hero of the American Old West. He came to the west as a fugitive from justice, first working as a stagecoach driver before becoming a lawman in Kansas and Nebraska. Hickok was involved in several notable shoot outs. He was shot and killed while playing poker in the Nuttal & Mann's Saloon in Deadwood, Dakota Territory.
<p>This "pencil" was drawn using a photograph for reference taken by photographer, Eugene Pirou in Paris, France in 1896.This piece was published in the Buffalo Bill Historical Centers, "Points West" Fall 2004 Magazine. The title of the article is "Building…</p>
Apache women from east fork of Clear Creek, Arizona. Photographed: 1900.