Image: William F. Cody and King Ludwig III of Bavaria

King Ludwig III of Bavaria stands between his daughters, Adelgunde and Maria, with William F. Cody on the left in front a large group of men, two women, possibly daughters of Ludwig III, and a Native American man wearing a war bonnet and beaded breast plate, possibly Black Heart. Cody holds a cane and wears a hat, vest and suit. William F. Cody's tent with a mounted buffalo head mounted over entrance in background. Typed caption, "J. Sieling, München. Prielmayerstr. 18, u. Schützenstr. 1." Handwritten caption on verso, "King Ludwig III of Bavaria, between his Daughters Adelgunde and Maria in the Buffalo Bill Show, Munik (München) April 24. 1890. Left: Black Hearth Arrapahoe Chief". Buffalo Bill's Wild West was in Munich, Germany 4/19/1890 — 5/5/1890.

Title: William F. Cody and King Ludwig III of Bavaria

Creator: Seiling, J.

Keywords: Men Women Tents Taxidermy Headdresses War bonnets American Indians Ludwig III, King of Bavaria, 1845-1921 Adelgunde, Princess of Bavaria Maria Ludwiga, Princess of Bavaria Black Heart (Oglala Sioux chief)

Date: 1890-04-24

Type: photograph

Format: 5.5 x 3.375 b&w photographic copy of photograph

ID: wfc.img.pho.p.6.262

Source: Buffalo Bill Online Archive MS6 William F. Cody Collection

Rights: McCracken Research Library, Buffalo Bill Center of the West