Rare Photograph of George Peppin

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4 3/4" x 6 7/8", mounted to 5 1/8" x 7 1/8". Unidentified photographer. Written in pencil on verso, “Dad Peppin / Sheriff of Lincoln Co / in big fight at Lincoln & legal [illegible] of Murphy faction"

Robert McCubbin: “This is one of the only known photos of Peppin. Taken in 1905 on the occasion of the visit to Lincoln by author Emerson Hough and Pat Garrett. Peppin is sitting in a rocking chair on a building boardwalk with snow patches on it. It is an important photograph.”

Lot 168, Brian Lebel's Old West Auction - January 25-26, 2019. Mesa, AZ.
Estimate $15,000-20,000.