Image: Eight Cossacks

Portrait of three Cossack men sitting in front of five Cossack men in front of a painted backdrop. The men wear hats, traditional Georgian chokhas, swords and daggers. Stamped caption, "Copyrighted 1901 by William H. Rau 48." Cossacks with Buffalo Bill's Wild West were trick riders from Georgia.

Title: Eight Cossacks

Creator: Rau, William Herman, 1855-1920

Keywords: Men Cossacks Swords Wild west shows Arenas Portraits Backdrops

Date: 1901

Type: photograph

Format: 13.75 x 10.25 b&w mounted photograph

ID: wfc.img.pho.p.69.52

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

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