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Photographs of Wild West Show Perfomer Miss Julia Allen and Her $10,000 Dancing Horse Teddy
7/2/2015 - ONLINE American History - ends 7/13
Lot of 15 photographs, most on 11 x 14 in. mounts, five in slightly larger wood frames.

Julia Allen performed with the Miller Brothers 101 Ranch circa 1907-1916 and for Young Buffalo's Wild West Show, a spinoff of Buffalo Bill's, in 1911.  She also performed solo as "Miss Julia Allen and Her $10,000 Dancing Horse Teddy" in the late 1910s, appearing at several benefits supporting the Red Cross during World War I.



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Toning and light soiling.  Some with surface scuffs and chipped mounts.
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