Paid Advertisement
Historynet/feed historynet feedback facebook link Weider History Group RSS feed Weider Subscriptions Historynet Home page

Wild West Discussion - August 2012

Originally published on HistoryNet.com. Published Online: June 02, 2012 
Print Friendly
1 comment FONT +  FONT -

There is only one authenticated photograph of Billy the Kid, although other alleged shots of the infamous outlaw have turned up from time to time. Do you believe another photo of the Kid exists? If one did, what episode of Billy's life would you like it to capture: His jail break in Lincoln? Court appearance in Mesilla? Tryst with a girlfriend in Fort Sumner? Standing anywhere at all but not looking so goofy?


One Response to “Wild West Discussion - August 2012”


  1. 1
    Chris Lampe says:

    I believe other images of the Kid exist but I don't believe I've seen any of them, despite 10 years of following the subject very closely. Based on what I know about the family in Kansas, at least during that period they seemed to have reached a decent level of affluence. It's hard to believe that images wouldn't have been taken during that time, although they would be hard to identify due to his age.

    I would prefer to see an image of Billy that was taken sometime between Febuary and July of 1878. My primary interest in BTK is as a warrior during the Lincoln County War rathat than his career as an outlaw. I would really like to see an image of him posing with someone like Fred Waite, who had a very unusual and distinctive appearance and for whom several other images exist.



Leave a Reply

Human Verification: In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Related Articles


History Net Images Spacer
Paid Advertisement
Paid Advertisement
History Net Daily Activities
History net Spacer
History net Spacer
Historynet Spacer
HISTORYNET READERS' POLL

Which of these wars resulted in the most surprising underdog upset?

View Results | See previous polls

Loading ... Loading ...
History net Spacer
STAY CONNECTED WITH US
RSS Feed Daily Email Update
History net Spacer History net Spacer
Paid Advertisement

Paid Advertisement
What is HistoryNet?

The HistoryNet.com is brought to you by Weider History, the world's largest publisher of history magazines. HistoryNet.com contains daily features, photo galleries and over 5,000 articles originally published in our various magazines.

If you are interested in a specific history subject, try searching our archives, you are bound to find something to pique your interest.

From Our Magazines
Weider History

Weider History Network:  HistoryNet | Armchair General | Achtung Panzer! | StreamHistory.com
Today in History | Ask Mr. History | Picture of the Day | Daily History Quiz | Contact Us

Copyright © 2014 Weider History. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.
Advertise With Us | Subscription Help | Privacy Policy