Performers and performances

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The 1892 London Scrapbook also includes many stories about Wild West performers and performances:

Annie Oakley and other female performers and personalities
Untitled [Of skilful marksmen, London is at present crowded]
An Interview with Miss Annie Oakley
Untitled [Those who are fond of witnessing fears of dexterity with both rifle and pistol]
Wild West Ladies
Untitled [Mrs. “Buffalo Bill” is an amiable domestic woman]

Horses and horse riders
Horse Sense
The Broncho
A New Arm for Cavalry
Untitled [The antics of a buck-jumper are intensely amusing to the lookers-on]
Riding Buckers
Untitled [One of the many absorbing features of the varied programme of the “Wild West”]
Untitled [At the Wild West Show spectators are supposed to see]

Horsemen of all nations
With the Gauchos at the “Wild West”
South American Gauchos at the “Wild West”
South American Gauchos at the “Wild West”
Gauchos
Gauchos and Cossacks at the Wild West
The Cossacks at Kensington
Untitled [Buffalo Bill’s collection of horsemen]
Buffalo Bill’s New Horsemen
The Wild West at Earl’s Court
Untitled [The latest addition to the constantly increasing number of clever horsemen]
Untitled [There was quite an unrehearsed reproduction]
Wild West Smoking Concert
The Most Marvellous Riders in the World
The Wild West
The Wild West
Untitled [The latest addition to the constantly increasing number of clever horsemen of all nations]
Untitled [Not content with having gathered a small army of representative rough riders]
Rough Riders of the “Wild West”

Native American performers and news
Kicking Bear as a Model
Untitled [The story of Hall, the Indian scout, is liable to make people think]
Untitled [Truly a blazing afternoon!]
Red and White; or a New Use for Indians
Untitled [Richmond was much interested in the visit of Bill Cody’s “Injuns” last Sunday]
The Ferment in Dakota
The Osage Indians Ghost-Dancing
The Silent Language
The Silent Language
The Sign Speaking
Untitled [Very curious indeed is the testimony of a Kensington clergyman]
The Savage Club

New “Western Justice” act
A Novelty at the Wild West
The Wild West
At the Wild West
The Wild West Wilder than Ever
New Scenes at the “Wild West”
The Wild West Show
Colonels Cody’s Realism
The Wild West
Fresh Attractions at the “Horty”
Untitled [There is no room for a frenzied suggestion]
The Very Wild West
Untitled [There is no room for a frenzied suggestion]
The Wild West Wilder than Ever
Judge Lynch in London

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The Audience

Also among the new articles from the 1892 Scrapbook are stories about Queen Victoria and other visitors to the show.

Queen Victoria
The Queen and Buffalo Bill
So Very English
The Wild West Troupe at Windsor
The “Wild West” at Windsor
Garden Party at Windsor
Buffalo Bill at Windsor
A Worthy American
Untitled [The Queen has this week honoured Buffalo Bill]
The “Wild West” at Windsor
The Wild West at Windsor Castle
Untitled [Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Company caused some excitement]

Other dignitaries
Untitled [The other afternoon I met Sarah Bernhardt]
Untitled [Last Friday evening certain of us “ink-stained wretches” (Oscar Wilde)]
Untitled [When Mrs. Langtry was recently a passenger by the Deadwood coach]
Old Friends
Untitled [The Indians belonging to the Wild West show at Earl’s-court]
Untitled [Among the visitors at the Horticultural Exhibition]
Untitled [The veteran Mrs Keeley paid a visit the other day to Buffalo Bill’s “Wild West”]
Untitled [Mrs. Keeley bears so familiar and popular a name in English drama]
Untitled [The veteran Mrs. Keeley paid a visit the other day to Buffalo Bill’s “Wild West”]
Untitled [Pinkerton, the head of the American bloodletting detective organisation]
Untitled [Pinkerton, the head of the American blood-letting detective organisation]
The “Wild West”
Untitled [In the park on Saturday an open carriage containing three gentlemen]
Untitled [His Highness the Maharajah Gaekwar of Baroda, G.C.S.I.]
Untitled [The Duke and Duchess of Portland and a party of friends]

Children
School Children at Buffalo Bill’s “Wild West”
Children at the Floweries
Untitled [The Grand Stand at Buffalo Bill’s “Wild West”]
International Horticultural and “Wild West” Exhibitions
Untitled [The boys and girls of the Licensed Victuallers’ Schools]
Untitled [Looking in at Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show]
Royal Masonic Institution For Boys
Royal Masonic Institution for Boys

Working men’s association
Presentation to Buffalo Bill
Untitled [“Buffalo Bill’s” audience]
The Wild West
Buffalo Bill’s Wild West
Untitled [On Saturday evening Colonel Cody (Buffalo Bill) was the recipient of an illuminated address]
Untitled [It would be a hard task to determine upon what grounds the delegates of the London Working Men’s Association]
Untitled [Mr. Natt Salsbury, the well-known American actor]
Jack Plane
Presentation to Buffalo Bill

200th performance
Untitled [At the 200th performance of Buffalo Bill’s “Wild West,” which takes place to-day]
Untitled [On Thursday last Col. Cody commemorated the 200th performance]
Untitled [At the 200th performance of Buffalo Bill’s “Wild West”]
Untitled [At the two hundredth performance of Buffalo Bill’s “Wild West”]

Attendance figures
Untitled [But if our own folk wandered forth]
Amusements in London
Bank Holiday Figures
Untitled [The number of persons who attended]
Untitled [Up to last night the total number of visitors to Buffalo Bill’s show]
The Horticultural Exhibition and the Wild West Show

Newspaper clippings from 1892 London Scrapbook

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Newspaper clippings from the 1892 London Scrapbook are now online. These 217 articles include general stories about the Exhibition and William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody.

The Horticulture Exhibit and Earl’s Court
Untitled [Colonel Cody, or Buffalo Bill as he chooses to be called]
The Horticultural Exhibition
Untitled [Col. Cody, or Buffalo Bill as he chooses to be called]
The Horticultural Exhibition and The Wild Wild West
What to See in London
The Horticultural Exhibition
Untitled [It was my fate and fortune to be left alone in London on Bank Holiday]
International Horticultural Exhibition and Wild West
Ithuriel’s Interviews. No. X—Col. W. F. Cody (“Buffalo Bill”)
The Earl’s Court Exhibition
Our Captious Critic at Earl’s Court
Buffalo Bill’s Wild West
Untitled [Is it imbecility or idleness to be decoyed by the joint invitation of Buffalo Bill and]
The Wild West
The East-End Exhibition Building
Bank Holiday at the “Buffalo Bill Billeries”
The Ant-House at the Shrubberies
Ad Leones

Buffalo Bill
Buffalo Bill for President
The “F.O.S.” Portrait Gallery
The Wild West
Buffalo Bill’s Character Told
About Well-Known People
Prairie Scouts and Their Work
Buffalo Bill
Untitled [That remarkable citizen of the world known to both hemispheres as “Buffalo Bill”]
Physiognomical Studies
Untitled [Colonel Cody (Buffalo Bill) was in his early days an actor in Texas]
Untitled [Buffalo Bill has returned to the arena of his former triumphs]
Untitled [That remarkable citizen of the world]
Untitled [That remarkable citizen of the world]
A Chat with Buffalo Bill

Images from “Lakota Performers in Europe”

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Selected images from Lakota Performers in Europe by Steve Friesen are now online:

Sam Lone Bear
Sam Lone Bear
White Buffalo Man, aka Thomas Stabber, and his wife Sallie
John Little Elks, Virginia Little Elks, and Lucy Little Elks
Edward Two Two’s Gravestone
Trunks of Lakota Materials
Lakota Artifact Identification Tags
Daniel Black Horn
Lakotas Demonstrating Breaking Camp
William F. Cody with Lakota and Pawnee Indians
John Little Elk, Sam Lone Bear, Joshua Spotted Owl, Francis Little Moon, Charlie Little Boy, and Gilbert Little Moon with Visitors
1935 Exposition Map
Francois Chladiuk and Walter Littlemoon
Francois Chladiuk in Front of Western Shop
Lakota Performers
Lakota Performers
Lakota Performers
Headdress with Train
August Hermans and Lakota Performer
August Hermans
August Hermans and Friend
John Little Elk
John Little Elks, Virginia Little Elks, and Lucy Little Elks (verso)
John Little Elk’s Vest
Francis Little Moon Armbands
Francis Little Moon, Wilson Little Moon, Joe Little Moon, Pauline Little Moon, Rose Little Moon, and Gilbert Little Moon
Francis Little Moon, Wilson Little Moon, Joe Little Moon, Pauline Little Moon, Rose Little Moon, and Gilbert Little Moon with Visitor
Francis Little Moon Wearing Armbands
Joe Little Moon and Rosa Little Moon
Sam Lone Bear, Pauline Little Moon, and Gilbert Little Moon
Beaded Necktie
Necktie with Flags
Pendant
Picture Frame
Pine Ridge School in 1890s
Red, White, and Blue Headdress
Rosa Little Moon’s Moccasins
Rosa Little Moon Wearing Moccasins
Sam Lone Bear in 1903
Sam Lone Bear and Mark Spider
Sam Lone Bear’s Moccasins
Lakota Performers in Brussels
Watch Fob
Associated American Indian Group Letterhead
Sam Lone Bear’s Business Card
Page from Souvenir Guidebook to the 1935 Exposition Universelle et Internationale

More articles from the 1892 London Scrapbook online

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International Horticultural Exhibition
Opening of the International Horticultural Exhibition
Royalty at the Horticultural Exhibition
Opening of the Horticultural Exhibition and the Wild West Show
The Horticultural Exhibition
The Horticultural Exhibition
Buffalo Bill’s Return
Wild West, Kensington
Untitled [Colonel Cody (Buffalo Bill) was]
Untitled [I suppose that by the time]
Leonidas Arniotis to Buffalo Bill’s Cowboys
“Buffalo Bill’s” Return to London with his “Wild West” Show: Buffalo-Shooting at the Earl’s Court Exhibition
Untitled [The Horticultural Exhibition]
A Chat with Buffalo Bill
Cossacks from the Don
Buffalo Bill’s Wild West
The “Wild West” at Earl’s Court
The Wild West
At Puff-(ing)-alo-Billy’s
The Call Boy
The International Horticultural Show
Untitled [An interesting personality … John Nelson]
Untitled [The question as to whether the International Horiticultural Exhibition]
Untitled [“Watanya Cicilla,” or “Little Sure Shot”]
Sketches at Buffalo Bill’s Wild West
The Wild West at the International Horticultural Exhibition
The International Horticultural Exhibition
Weekly London Letter
Buffalo Bill in Fairyland
Miss Annie Oakley, The Champion Rifle Shot, Now with Buffalo Bill
“Buffalo Bill”
The “Wild West”
Culture and Wildness
The “Wild West” Show
Buffalo Bill Redivivus
Sloper’s New Friends
Untitled [Of all the annual exhibitions]
At the Horticulturies
The Wild West Show at Earl’s Court
Untitled [A band of South American Gaucho]
Untitled [Last week we told of a visit to Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show]
Distinguished People Interviewed by A. Sloper
Cossacks at Earl’s Court
The Wild West—Cossacks and Wild Westers
International Horticultural and “Wild West” Exhibitions
Untitled [Béranger has written few more stirring lyrics]
Cossacks at the “Wild West”
Horticultural Exhibition
Buffalo Bill’s Cossacks
Untitled [On Wednesday afternoon a small band of Cossacks]
Cossacks at the Wild West
Cossacks at Earl’s Court
Cossacks at West Kensington
Buffalo Bill’s Wild West
Untitled [Mrs. Langtry was a passenger by the Deadwood Coach]
The Cossacks at the Wild West
Untitled [The Attendance at the International Horticultural Exhibition and Buffalo Bill’s Wild West]
Untitled [Whit Monday at the “Buffalo Billeries”]
The Cossacks at the “Wild West” Show
Gauchos for the Wild West
Celebrities (Very Much) at Home
The “Wild West.”
Untitled [Have you been to Wuffalo Will’s Wild West of recent times?]
The Cossack in London
Untitled [Long Wolf, a celebrated Ogallalla Sioux warrior]
Amusements
Untitled [Colonel Cody (Buffalo Bill) and his manager]
The International Horticultural Exhibition
The Most Marvellous Riders in the World
The Wild West
Gauchos in London
Untitled [Some of the spectators who applaud Buffalo Bill’s Cossack horsemen]
Untitled [The Duc d’Orléans visited]
From Pampas to Pavement
Untitled [Buffalo Bill’s already strong programme]
Untitled [The Hon. Buffalo William Cody]
Cozacks at Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show
Susan Spraggs’ Dream
Fashions for June
Notes from the Wild West
A Sioux Warrior in a London Hospital
Untitled [The Cossacks seem to have caught on]
Ally’s Election Address
Fashion Fancies.—By Miss Sloper
Buffalo Bill’s “Wild West” at Earl’s Court—A Buck-Jumper
Don Cossacks at the International Horticultural Exhibition
Untitled [The Cossacks]
The Cossacks at Kensington
Death of a “Wild West” Indian Chief
The West London Hospital
The Wild West at Windsor Castle
He Died at the West London Hospital
Untitled [Heard to-day that Buffalo Bill’s crowd]
The Wild West
Wild West Kensington
An Earl’s Court Idyl
The Cossacks at the Wild West
The Gauchos at the “Wild West”
Horticultural Exhibition
Death of a “Wild West” Indian Chief
Cossacks at Earl’s Court
The “Wild West”
The Gauchos at the “Wild West”
Untitled [To the already extensive programme]
A New Feature at the “Wild West”
Fun’s Tip-Topical Touches
Gauchos at the Wild West
Gauchos at the Wild West
Untitled [Messrs. Cody and Salsbury]
Stories of Stirrup & Saddle
With the Gauchos at the “Wild West”
The Wild West at Windsor Castle
The Wild West at Windsor Castle
Gauchos at the Wild West
More “Wild West” Wonders
The Wild West at Windsor
Untitled [Among Her Majesty’s visitors have been]
At The Wild West Show of London
The Wild West at Earl’s Court
No. 50—On the Brain—Imre Kiralfy and Buffalo Bill

Earl’s Court Newspaper Articles Up

Newspaper articles from the 1892 London scrapbook concerning performances at Earl’s Court are now online.

Buffalo Bill, whose portrait we give
New Exhibition at Earl’s Court
Colonel Cody
The International Horticultural Exhibition
The opening of the Horticultural Exhibition
A show of international horsemanship
One day we journeyed to the Wild West
The Buffalo Billeries at West Brompton
Oh, perfidious Albion
Ten Cossacks
On Thursday last
Cowboys at St. Paul’s
Banquet of the International Society at Earl’s Court
International Horticultural Exhibition
What It Costs to Work the “Wild West”
Fairyland at Earl’s Court
Ta-ra-ra Boom-de-ay is dead
Woman’s Mirror
Accident at the “Wild West”
The Red Man “On Tour”
A Strange Congregation at St. Paul’s Cathedral
The Horticultural Exhibition
Sketches at the Wild West Show
Overheard at Earl’s Court
The Wild West Show at Earl’s Court
Cossacks and Wild Westers
Cossacks at Earl’s Court
Cossacks at Earls-Court
A Cossack Invasion
The Cossacks at the Wild West
International Horticultural Exhibition at Earl’s Court
Buffalo Bill Redivivus
Wild East and Wild West
The International Horticultural Exhibition
Marvellous Horsemen

24 newspaper articles now available

The following newspaper articles have been added to the Cody Archive:

The Funniest of Marriages
Texas Jack
Texas Jack’s Grave
Christian Labor Along the Line of the Union Pacific Railroad
Two Famous Scouts
Cowboys In Old Verona
Skill with a Six-Shooter
“Wild Bill” Hickok
Buffalo Bill—Last of the Vanished Wild West’s Heroes
Is Marriage a Failure?
The Coronation Anniversary
Rome and Nebraska
Sitting Bull’s Last Days
A Notable Scout
A Bloody Drama
The Shooting of a Boy by Buffalo Bill
Buffalo Bill and Wild Bill
Our Own Cowboys in Europe
The Last of the Buffalo
Buffalo Bill
A Frontier Hero
Shot by Accident
The District Fair at Valley Falls
Wild Bill Hikok [sic]