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A RARE CABINET CARD PHOTOGRAPH OF JOHN WESLEY HARDIN ON A SLAB OF THE EL PASO MORGUE SHORTLY AFTER HE WAS KILLED BY SHERIFF JOHN SELMAN ON THE AFTERNOON OF AUGUST 19, 1895, AT THE ACME SALOON. According to the testimony of the bartender, Selman shot Hardin in the back of the head; the photograph reveals two gunshot wounds: in the chest and upper arm. Printed by Burge Photo, El Paso, Texas. 4 1/4" x 6 1/4". NOTE: One famous western lawyer was actually the deadly Texas gunman John Wesley Hardin. This outlaw turned lawyer was rumored to have killed 41 men throughout his life. Because of his quick temper and fast draw, many Texans believe he was the most dangerous man to come out of the Reconstruction Era.

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A RARE CABINET CARD PHOTOGRAPH OF JOHN WESLEY HARDIN ON

Auction ended on Sun, May 5, 2013
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