CHESTER BYERS ROPE TRICK W S BOWMAN ORIGINAL PHOTO

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  • Item Category: Fine Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Nov 06, 2006
  • Channel: Auction House
Chester Byers Original Photo by W.S. Bowman Spinning the Ocean Wave

All items we list have been found in storage for many years in estates on the Northshore of Massachusetts, which we are able to offer for sale for the first time.

This is a great original photo of Chester Byers. The photo is Chester Byers spinning the ocean wave. Also printed on the photo is Round-Up, No.137-A. You can see in the image a thumb print that is a result of the photo processing. T are a few marks on the front of the photo and t is a small tear at the lower right sided edge. The photo measures 8 and 1/2 by 6 and 1/2 inches. Please take a look at the photo to help you decide. I have other memorabilia on Chester Byers that I am listing and will combine shipping.

Please find below a biography which gives a quick story of the life of Chester A. Byers:

BYERS, CHESTER ALLEN ARTHUR (1892-1945). Chester (Chet) Byers, rodeo trick roping star, son of Jesse and Eliza J. (Gray) Byers, was born at Knoxville, Illinois, on January 18, 1892. He moved to Mulhall, Oklahoma, in 1895 and soon dreamed of becoming a cowboy. He learned roping and trick and fancy roping, sometimes instructed by the great Will Rogers. Byers's first job was with the Pawnee Bill Wild West Show in 1905. During the next decade he headlined the Miller Brothers' 1
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