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Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Billy the Kid Edition of the BBB Digital Yard Sale
February 27, 2018 Got a request to show some Billy the Kid images. Found this in the garage refuse bins this morning:
"Buckshot Roberts Sights Brewer"
I have taken a few runs at Billy being fun:
"Billy As I Want Him to Be"
"Billy at Sunset"
It's hard to remember how many times I've tried to capture the Kid's visage but it surely must be the high hundreds:
Chine Collet: $175
I was intrigued by the fact that one of the guys who rode with Billy the Kid lived long enough to witness the light from the first atomic blast at the Trinity Site, just over the mountains to the west of Lincoln, New Mexico:
"Billy Da Bomb"
"Billy Keeps On Riding"
I have also tried hard to capture the real kid in the Kid:
"Billy & His Pards In Silver City"
On this next one, I was apparently channeling Pernell Roberts:
"Billy In Dust"
And this one I just could not resist:
"Billy's Sticky Wicket"
"Just what the world needs: another book on Billy the Kid."
—Reader for the University of Arizona Press on my returned proposal, 1991