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  • Portraits of Old West Gunfighters by Lea McCarty

    Portraits of Old West Gunfighters by Lea McCarty

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    The “Wild West” caught the attention of the public in the late 19th-century, when in truth, it was no longer really wild. The cattle drives were over, the gunfighters had left the streets, and the industrial revolution was set on “full-steam-ahead.” Postcards by Lea McCarty help us remember the forgotten faces.

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As World War I loomed, a varied group of talented Indiana illustrators, comic artists, and cartoonists were beginning their careers. While none of these Hoosiers are household names today, Cobb Shinn of Indianapolis became the most prolific and collectible postcard artist of the group.

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