‘Billy The Kid’ Photograph Sold At Auction In Colorado For $2.3Million [Headlines]

‘Billy The Kid’ Photograph Sold At Auction In Colorado For $2.3Million [Headlines]
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Sole surviving image of notorious wild west outlaw had been expected to fetch no more than $400,000.

Valentina Park
  • 28 june 2011

A photograph believed to be the only surviving image of Billy the Kid has been bought by a private collector for $2.3m (£1.4m) at auction.

The black and white tintype of the 19th-century wild west outlaw was sold at auction in Denver, Colorado, and is believed to have been taken in 1879 or 1880 in Fort Sumner, New Mexico.

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