Edgar "Bill" Wilson Nye (1850-1896)

He was an American humorist and journalist who lived in Wyoming from 1876 to 1886, where he was admitted to the bar and became a judge. Nye also founded and edited the Laramie Boomerang, and contributed to it humorous comments and yarns of frontier life. In 1886 he moved to New York City, where he wrote for the World and gave lyceum recitals, some of them with James Whitcomb Riley.

Date:
1880 circa 15 years
Original Format:
Photographic Print
Item#:
MES03246
Height:
955px
Width:
680px
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