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Diane



Registered: February 2009
Posts: 2,266
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This is the No 10 Saloon in Deadwood, SD. with sawdust on the floor. On the afternoon of Aug 2nd, 1876 Wild Bill Hickock wandered into Saloon No. 10 for a game of poker. The only chair left at the game was one which would place Wild Bill's back to the door, something he was uneasy with doing. Jack McCall entered the Saloon shortly after, he and Wild Bill exchanged greetings McCall walked around the table stopping to check each players hand. Finally positioning himself behind Wild Bill he pulled out his pistol and shot Wild Bill in the back of the head exclaiming "Take that damn you". Wild Bill fell forward and let his hand fall to the table, black aces and eights and the nine of diamonds which would come to be known as the Deadman's Hand.
· Date: Sat May 13, 2017 · Views: 71 ·
Keywords: deadman, saloon, Hickock, pub, bar, Deadwood
State / County / Area Image taken: Deadwood, South Dakota
Processing Software Applications Used
CS6
Country Image Taken
United States of America

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janper44

Registered: December 2009
Posts: 3,544
Sat May 13, 2017 4:43pm

A wonderfully detailed image with the accompanying interesting tale of Wild Bill Hickock and his unfortunate demise. I like the lighting, the mentioned clarity of detailing and the color all of which work hand in hand to produce a pleasing paintlike quality in your composition.


Jan
olddingo

Registered: November 2008
Posts: 2,655
Sun May 14, 2017 12:28am

Interesting Diane, I didn't know Wild Bill went that way. Great photo, lots of detail and mood,
David
gilliebg

Registered: August 2010
Posts: 1,105
Tue May 16, 2017 12:00pm

Lovely historical picture, and facts. I had no idea that ; Dead Man's Hand originated with the death of Wild Bill!
John.L.

Registered: June 2013
Posts: 1,640
Wed May 17, 2017 10:33am

In your picture we have both a record of the place and also some historic detail. Thank you Diane

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