Image: Cossack

Portrait of a Cossack man standing with hands on hips in wild west arena. The man wears a hat, cloak, traditional Georgian chokha, sword and dagger. Wild west show painted backdrop of Devil's Gate in Wyoming in background. Stamped caption, "Copyrighted 1901 by William H. Rau, 52" appears in white in lower left. Cossacks with Buffalo Bill's Wild West were trick riders from Georgia.

Title: Cossack

Creator: Rau, William Herman, 1855-1920

Keywords: Men Cossacks Swords Wild west shows Arenas Portraits Backdrops

Date: 1901

Type: photograph

Format: 10.375 x 13.875 b&w mounted photograph

ID: wfc.img.pho.p.69.49

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

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