Two Cabinet Cards of Texas Rangers

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Cabinet Card of Texas Rangers. 4" x 5 7/8", mounted to 4" x 6". Photographer unidentified. Notations on verso are in ink and pencil, listing names of all fourteen Rangers.

Robert McCubbin: "Company D, Frontier Battalion, c. 1888. Includes Capt. Frank Jones (who was killed several years later on an island in the Rio Grande downstream from El Paso). Also includes one of the few images of Bass Outlaw, who was later killed by El Paso constable John Selman, after a drunk Bass Outlaw shot another Ranger behind Tillie Howard's brothel."

Lot 190, Brian Lebel's Old West Auction - January 25-26, 2019. Mesa, AZ.
Estimate $10,000-14,000.


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Cabinet Card of Texas Rangers. 4" x 6", mounted to 4 1/8" x 6 1/2". Photographer unidentified. Notations in pencil on verso list the name and rank of each man of the Company F, Frontier Battalion of the Texas Rangers 1888.

Lot 191, Brian Lebel's Old West Auction - January 25-26, 2019. Mesa, AZ.
Estimate $6,000-8,000.